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Cait McPherson

Cait McPherson
BS ’11, MBA ‘15
Senior Brand Manager - Global Export
W.W. Grainger

Cait McPherson is a Senior Brand Manager - Global Export at Grainger. In this role, she is designing a full funnel omnichannel marketing program to drive acquisition, engagement and conversion. She is also leading the execution of strategic SEM campaigns and analytical modeling to optimize profitability and ROAS. Cait has been working in brand management since the fall of 2015.

Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, her entire family and husband are also Purdue graduates. Cait is a proud double Boiler as a BS ’11 and an MBA ’15 alumna. During her undergraduate career, Cait served as co-chair of the Barbara G. Doster Leadership Forum and secretary of the School of Management Council. As a graduate student she was president of the Krannert Graduate Student Association.

Cait loves to support students and alumni in any way she can to pay forward the years of mentorship she has received from the Purdue Boilermakers network.

In her spare time Cait loves to travel, to explore new restaurants in Chicago with her husband, Harry, and to read with her goldendoodle puppy, Mosby, curled up on her lap.