Catherine ‘Rinnie’ Nardone

Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer


Catherine ‘Rinnie’ Nardone serves as the Environmental Defense Fund’s Chief Development Officer. Reporting to EDF's president, Fred Krupp, Rinnie oversees all aspect of development and fundraising. She has a strong track record as a leader and strategist, and over 30 years of experience in development, board relations, and external relations.


Prior positions include Executive Vice President at Coaching Corps, Chief Development Officer for The Nature Conservancy, Associate Dean at Stanford Law School, and Annual Giving Director at Harvard Law School.

Rinnie holds a B.S. from Boston University.