Catherine Rymsha knows what makes a leader, a leader. Based on her years of training, research, and consulting, she is determined how a person becomes one: they make the decision to lead, which is the focus of her first book, The Leadership Decision. Catherine has held marketing/communications leadership roles ranging from marketing healthcare conferences to writing speeches on payment card security. She now leads learning at AspenTech. She holds a master of science in leadership and a doctorate of education with a focus on organizational leadership from Northeastern University.