Catherine Gross is a nationally known U.S. speaker, sex educator, BDSM aficionado and life coach with a private practice. She also teaches house management, activism and theory. Catherine travels extensively giving seminars and producing weekend events across the U.S.A. She has taught at hundreds of events and is the producer of Southeast Leatherfest, Servants Retreat, and The Nine Fold Path Seminar.
She was presented with Black Rose's Vaughn Keith National Educator Award in 2002 and Pantheon of Leather Southeast Region Service Award 2006. Her business Fetish Auctioneer also won Pantheon of Leather's Business of the Year Award 2006. Her writings appear in several magazines and may be found online through Leather Journey Magazine, Gloria Brame's website and other selected sites.