Kate is a vice president of strategic communications in the MWC Advocacy group. She has over 12 years of experience in both corporate and political communications and public relations. Her expertise is in creating and executing multifaceted communications plans including paid and earned media, thought leadership development, executive communication, audience analysis, and message development. Her experience includes digesting complicated policies, regulations and/or strategies and communicating those to the targeted audiences in a way that is authentic and persuasive.
Kate has worked as a consultant and in-house for both state and federal elected officials and publicly traded corporations.
Prior to joining McGuireWoods Consulting, she served as the Director of Public Affairs for Texas Railroad Commissioner Jim Wright and spent the last five years in the energy industry.
Kate lives in Austin with her husband and two boys and is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Johns Hopkins University.