"At any moment you must be prepared to give up
who you are today for who you could be tomorrow"
~ Author Unknown


Catherine Lang-Cline is President and one of the co-creators of Portfolio Creative, a creative staffing firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Portfolio Creative was founded in 2005 and focuses on positions such as graphic design, writing, interactive design/development, marketing strategy, and creative project management.

Catherine is a Certified Staffing Professional with the American Staffing Association. She is also an active member of the American Staffing Association, Women Presidents’ Organization, National Association of Women Business Owners, Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Greater Columbus Art Council, and Columbus Society of Communicating Arts.

Catherine also has 20+ years experience in the advertising and marketing industry. She graduated with a B.F.A. from Northern Illinois University.

Awards / Recognitions

Most Admired CEO, Business First - 2018

Smart 50, Smart Business - 2014 & 2015

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year finalist, 2012 & 2013

Inc. Magazine, fastest-growing privately held companies 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

State of Ohio Rising Star      Award, 2009

C.E.O. Columbus Magazine, Best Temporary Employment      Agency, 2008, 2009 & 2012

Business First “Fast 50” for 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Business First "Best Places to Work" for 2011 & 2012

Available for:

Board positions
Speaking engagements

Board & Committee Work
Columbus Chamber current Board Member, Executive Board Member, Strategy Committee

Small Business Council for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce - current Chair

American Red Cross Blood Services of Central Ohio - past Advisory Board Member

Greater Columbus Arts Council - current Board Trustee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Nominating Committee

The National Association of Women Business Owners - Columbus Chapter - current Past President (largest Chapter int he country)