|Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Partnerships|
|Catherine Odelbo is executive vice president of corporate strategy and partnerships, responsible for working with Morningstar’s senior management team on the firm’s overall strategic planning process, M&A activities, and major partnerships.|
Odelbo was president of Morningstar’s global Equity and Credit Research division from 2009 until she assumed her current role.
Odelbo joined Morningstar in 1988 as a mutual fund analyst and from 1995 to 2000 served as senior vice president of content development, as well as publisher and editor of stock and closed-end fund research. In 2000, she was named president of retail, overseeing all print and online products for individual investors.
Odelbo holds a bachelor's degree in American History from the University of Chicago and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She also holds a master's degree in business administration, with honours, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.