Mrs. McCabe received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Spanish from Columbia College and Doctor of Law Degree from USC School of Law. She recently retired as Spartanburg City Attorney where she worked since 2007, after serving nearly two years as Deputy City Attorney. Prior to joining the City, Mrs. McCabe was partner at The Ward Law Firm and Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann, PC.
Mrs. McCabe brings extensive knowledge, leadership experience, and legal expertise to The Spartanburg County Foundation Board of Trustees. In addition to her legal experience, Mrs. McCabe was an educator for 12 years, teaching at Whitlock Junior High School and St. Paul the Apostle School. She is a member of the American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Spartanburg County Bar Association, Supreme Court Lawyers Disciplinary Council, and is a founding member of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association.
Mrs. McCabe formerly held leadership positions on the board of directors for Women Giving for Spartanburg, Breakfast Business & Professional Women (BBPW), League of Women Voters, and Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands. She currently serves as chair of University of South Carolina Upstate Foundation and is a Sustainer of the Spartanburg Junior League.
Cathy and her husband, Jim, reside in Spartanburg where they enjoy quality time with their family.