Managing Partner

Kate is one of Patina – A Korn Ferry Company’s Managing Partners and has been with Patina since 2015, when she sold her company to Patina.

Kate now leads the New England region, which includes a team of Patina Managing Directors. She is the executive sponsor for the Directors of Talent Solutions and leads the Executive Search Director Team. She also works directly with clients to meet their needs within the Private Equity practice, as well as the Manufacturing practice. She is experienced and passionate about client care and connecting people to find success together.

Prior to joining Patina, Kate was Vice President and Market Leader for the Boston office of a Midwest-based consulting firm. Kate was also one of the founders and President of a Boston-based accounting and finance consulting firm. From 1996 to 2003, she was the Managing Partner of the Boston office of another finance and accounting consulting firm. Prior to her consulting career, Kate worked for a CBS affiliate in Chicago, Illinois as an investigative reporter.

Kate has a B.S. in journalism from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois. She is a member of several associations and networking groups, including The Boston Club, The Commonwealth Institute and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. In 2006, Kate was named 40 under 40 by the Boston Business Journal.