Catherine Budzinski Koebelin
Class of 1980
Catherine Budzinski Koebelin graduated from Olean High in 1980 and later earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University. Her professional career has been in the banking industry as she specializes in trust and estate management. Cathy has earned several professional designations in her field.
Cathy’s love for the Olean area and Olean High is evident through her volunteer efforts. She served as a director and in various leadership positions at the Olean YMCA, the Olean Association for the Blind, the Pfeiffer Nature Center, the OHS Alumni Association, the Kiwanis Club of Olean, the Southern Tier Symphony, the Olean Area Campfire Council, Home Healthcare and Hospice, the Greater Olean Area Foundation, Transfiguration Church, and the United Way. She’s been honored as the Olean YMCA’s Volunteer of the Year, was an honoree for the Salute to Olean Award, and was named Kiwanian of the Year.
Cathy credits her success to the english, business and mathematics teachers of Olean High School, who provided a strong foundation for her higher education and business endeavors. Her enthusiasm for Olean was fostered while serving as the OHS Husky Pup.