Catherine Johnston is Director of Human Resources at OTO Development, where she is tasked with fostering strong employee engagement throughout our corporate and on-property workforce. This includes creating and implementing a variety of initiatives designed to enhance talent recruitment, retention, and development as well as positive company culture. Catherine joined OTO in November 2017, bringing more than 13 years of experience gleaned as Director of Human Resources at Trident Health System; she previously worked as an HR Generalist for OTO’s predecessor, Extended Stay America. Catherine is a graduate of Clemson University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in speech and communications as well as a master’s degree in human resource development. She is an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and volunteers at Pine Street Elementary.