Kenneth M. Catandella

Sr. Executive Director, CAA and University Relations


Ken Catandella is the Senior Executive Director for CAA and University Relations, providing oversight of the Board, its committees, and initiatives. He works with Columbia Climate and Sustainability researchers and Columbia alumni wineries on developing sustainable growth strategies for the wine industry. Prior to Columbia, he oversaw various alumni relations and development functions at Harvard University, Sarah Lawrence, and Emerson Colleges. Catandella has a boutique consulting firm that advises clients on fine and rare wine auctions, cellar acquisitions, and wine education programs.