Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
Kate stepped in the role of Executive Director in 2019 after serving for four years as Fair Food Network’s Chief Operating Officer.
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 arm of the international Slow Food movement. She recently re-joined Slow Food as a member of the organization’s national board of directors. Kate’s twenty years of non-profit experience also includes tenure at The Nature Conservancy, where she worked in board development and in fundraising for the China program and climate change initiative. She began her career in television journalism, supporting production of the ABC News programs World News Tonight, This Week, and Nightline.
Kate is a graduate of Columbia University. She is also a sourdough bread enthusiast and Michigan Wolverines fan, though she can occasionally be seen sporting a Sparty t-shirt in support of her step-daughter, who recently crossed party lines and accepted admission at Michigan State.