Sean Catanese

Sean Catanese

Sean Catanese, ARM

ERM Program Manager
King County, Washington

Sean Catanese has been the enterprise risk management (ERM) program manager for King County, Washington, since 2014. He has developed King County’s ERM program from a nascent concept into a highly-sought resource in the toolbox of decision makers across the county’s diverse agencies and well beyond.

Sean was recognized as PRIMA’s 2023 Public Risk Manager of the Year. Within PRIMA, he serves on the Enterprise Risk Management training faculty, as Chair of the Education Committee, and on the board of the Washington Chapter.

Prior to joining King County in 2014, Sean spent several years as an analyst and senior ERM consultant, serving a wide range of clients in public and private higher education, public safety, and municipal government, among others.

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