Cathy Vlastakis is an Ordained Elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. She has served Baltimore UMC in East Bend and Hickory Ridge UMC in Winston-Salem as the Pastor-in-charge. She has also served at Clemmons UMC as the Associate Pastor. Cathy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ and her Master of Divinity degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Cathy and her husband, Kirk reside in Clemmons, NC. They have three adult children and three grandchildren.