Cathy Sands joins SweetRush Talent Solutions Team

San Francisco, Calif., January 3, 2022 — SweetRush, the learning and development vendor known for engaging solutions and a culture of caring, announced the addition of Cathy Sands to its growing Talent Solutions team, who helps clients build L&D teams with contingent labor. 

Sands brings 24 years of talent acquisition experience, drawn from both academic and industry settings. Her most recent position was Manager of Talent Acquisition for a well-regarded professional training and coaching organization.

“Cathy brings a great deal of experience in learning and development,” says Rodrigo Salazar, Director of Talent Solutions. “Like everyone at SweetRush, she is not only fluent in the language of L&D but also the language of ‘caring.’ She will have a big impact on the business success of our clients.”

“I thrive on helping others succeed. I have a service heart, and it is important to me to make a positive impact in people’s lives every day,” says Sands. “I offer a well-rounded level of experience in sales and project coordination, logistics, planning, and implementation, as well as a deep knowledge of learning and development solution delivery. I am passionate about the world of L&D, which gives me the ability to find exactly the right fit for talent searches and candidates who will hit the ground running.”

SweetRush clients turn to Talent Solutions to fill gaps in their learning solutions teams. With years of experience shaping the right team for every project, we excel at finding superior talent, onboarding, and mentoring for success. Building on SweetRush’s unique knowledge of talent, team building, and learning and development, Talent Solutions crafts creative solutions for clients who need the best temporary staff to augment their teams.

Outside of work, Sands is a lover of music and sea-shelling on the coastal beaches of Florida. She is a foodie and craft beer fan and adores traveling with her husband Christopher to places near and far to try tasty new dishes complemented by local brews.

Reach out to Cathy via LinkedIn or [email protected]. 


SweetRush’s focus on team culture and mastery of performance improvement is reflected in loyal clients, uniquely low turnover of teammates, a 20-year track record of success, and a remarkable portfolio. Our work with clients has earned us gold awards from our peers and high ranking on the top industry lists.

We are over 200 people strong and have been in business since 2001. Our five service areas are Custom Learning (including eLearning, mobile, gamification, and classroom training), Talent Solutions (temporary talent to augment our clients’ L&D teams), SPARK (VR, AR, and emerging technologies), Cultural Transformation (expert coaching and consulting to create high-performing cultures, leaders, and teams), and Good Things (amplifying the impact of nonprofits and the social impact space). Every day, we give thanks for the trust of our world-class clients. Learn more and get in touch with SweetRush at our website.