Jeanna Cata

Data Manager

Jeanna Cata serves as ILC + REC’s Data Manager and is a member of the Development & Strategic Analysis Team. Jeanna works with program staff and directors to collect and analyze agency data and information. 


She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. 


Jeanna’s prior work was in higher education for 12 years before she returned to the non-profit sector in  2022. She was was initially introduced to the world of refugee and  immigrant services via an internship in college followed by volunteer work. She served as an Americorps member in 2010 at Lutheran Family Services. 

When not at work, you can find Jeanna reading, doing papercrafts, hiking, bike riding – up to 30 miles a week!, spending time with niece & nephew, tabletop gaming, and being a tourist.

Professional Involvement

Member of NAFSA: Association for International Educators 2011-2022

    • Trainor Corps [Mar 2019-Nov 2022]
    • Diversity Impact Program Mentor [Apr 2018-Mar 2019]



University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Bachelor of Arts (


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