Maria Elena Catala

Client Service Manager

Maria Elena joined Northwest Investment Counselors in 2017 as a client service associate. She is responsible for the daily management of our clients’ experience. Maria Elena joins the firm after working for 20 years managing and operating a family owned business, Catrick Cleaners, Inc. She also has client service experience working in the insurance industry. Her experience drives her commitment to understanding a client’s needs and wanting to provide client satisfaction. Maria Elena brings passion, dedication, humor and a disciplined approach to managing the needs of clients.

Maria Elena was born in the Philippines and eventually made her home in the Pacific Northwest. She keeps busy and enjoys spending time with her family. She has four children and seven grandchildren, six of which are local. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, and cooking traditional, family favorite dishes.