Catherine Graham is the founder of the Financial Aid Shop and creator of “The Financial Aid Formula, Winning Strategies from Grade School to Graduation” a comprehensive online education program designed for parents with children planning on college. Catherine has worked 30+ years in university financial aid administration delivering over $3 Billion in financial aid to thousands of students. In 2015, she launched her own financial aid consulting firm providing coaching and professional development to financial aid professionals across the country. Catherine holds a B.S degree from the University of Redlands and a Master’s in Public Administration from USC. She is a member of the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators, Western Associate of College Admission Counselors and is Chairwoman of the South Bay Business Women’s Association’s Scholarship Committee. Catherine is an advocate for foster youth and is a former Los Angeles County foster parent.