Quan "Catherine" Magill received her Bachelor's Degree in English Language and Literature from Shangdong Teacher's University in China. She came to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA in 1998 to pursue a Master of Science in Accounting degree. Upon graduation in 2001, she went to work for a local public accounting firm doing audit and tax work. While attending evening classes, she completed her MBA from ODU in 2005. In July 2005, she started her own company, Great Bridge International, LLC, to help clients source products from China. The company later added promotional products to its core business. Catherine currently serves as a consultant for the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance. She holds board positions with several community and industry associations. These positions include: the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Chesapeake Division; Women in International Business, HR Chapter and the Chesapeake Public Schools Education Foundation.