Kate’s earliest public speaking activities involved high school speech contests and plays. As she’s progressed through her career and Toastmasters, her speaking style involves storytelling, audience participation and humor.
Professionally, Kate has held marketing positions in the private, nonprofit and public sectors. She’s led tour groups and worked closely with the media as she served as the City of Southlake’s first economic development professional.
Kate earned her master of urban planning at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She served on the Southlake Planning and Zoning Commission and is an alternate member of the City of Bedford Zoning Board of Adjustments. She currently works as a Team Advisor at American Airlines.
Kate is highly involved at her parish, Good Shepherd Catholic Community in Colleyville. She taught weekly religious education for fifteen years and volunteers in numerous ministries including DivorceCare facilitator and mass reader/lector.
Due to various experiences, Kate offers the following topics:
- Marketing 101; Marketing to Women; Customer Service Basics; U.S. Generational Traits and Values
- Learning from Failure
- Relationships – Rebuilding Trust; Healing from Marital Infidelity
- How I Developed a Special Diet for My Autism Spectrum Son
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