Francesca Santacatterina

Programs Director

Francesca Santacatterina has 20 years of experience in human resources. Recruiting, training, development and coaching highlight her strengths.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Business/Managerial Economics from the Universita’ Ca’ Foscari in Venice, Italy and an MBA from CUOA Business School, Italy. Francesca began her HR career working for two major European retailers, Coin and OVS. She then joined Vitec Imaging that designs, manufactures, and distributes brands such as Manfrotto, Gitzo, Lowepro, Lastolite and Joby.

Initially located in Italy, she was responsible for all HR activities at Headquarters, Europe, and Asia. She moved to the United States in 2012 as the HR Director for Vitec Imaging Distribution.

She has recently finished her Coaching Certification Program with Columbia University and her Specialization in Foundations of Positive Psychology with the University of Pennsylvania.