Catherine “Katy” Crosby
Chief of staff for the City of Toledo
She works with a team to oversee the city operations and advance Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz’s policy agenda. Prior to this role, she served as the executive director of the city of Dayton Human Relations Council reporting directly to the mayor and city commission. Her experience includes civil rights enforcement in the areas of housing, employment, public accommodation and credit; capacity building for small businesses to include diversity and inclusion programs with a focus on compliance; community relations programs that focus on immigrant integration, reducing violence, and improving the relationship between the community and police. She is a native of Cleveland. She holds a BS in accounting from Wilberforce University and a MPA from Wright State University. Her daughter Eryn attends Alabama A&M, where she studies business administration with a minor in marketing.