I have been coming to the same Hilton Garden Inn for the past seven years and I have been treated in highly satisfactory/professional manner. I would not have returned, had I not been treated so well. Keep it up.
- Hilton Garden Inn Maple Grove, MN (February 2011)
Cathy GillmanVice President, General Counsel
Cathy Gillman is Vice President, General Counsel for North Central Group. Her duties include legal counsel related to real estate transactions, general business matters, the hotel design and construction process, financing, and issues affecting operating hotels; conducting contract negotiations and due diligence; as well as overseeing outside legal counsel.
After earning a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Cathy worked in the tax department of KPMG LLP in Minnesota. She received a Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School. She clerked for Judge John T. Noonan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit before joining the Business Law Department of Foley & Lardner LLP in 1997. While employed at Foley & Lardner LLP, Cathy also taught Business Law I at Madison Area Technical College. She joined North Central Group in 2006.
Cathy is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin and Minnesota, holds an inactive CPA license in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar Association. In her spare time, Cathy is an active volunteer for her children’s schools and sports teams.