Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
In her role as Fair Food Network’s Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, Kate is responsible for the organization’s overall operations and financial management.
Prior to joining Fair Food Network, Kate was Managing Director of Slow Food USA, where she oversaw strategic initiatives and internal activities for the US-based association of the international Slow Food movement. In addition, Kate has ten years’ experience in major gift fundraising and board development, including many years at The Nature Conservancy, where she worked in fundraising for both the China program and climate change initiative. Kate began her career in television journalism, working in production for the ABC News programs World News Tonight, This Week, and Nightline.
Kate is a graduate of Columbia University. And after more than twenty years living on the east and west coasts, she is delighted to be back in the Midwest where the thunderstorms are just as romantic as she remembers and she can indulge her secret passion for Big Ten football.