Kate serves as Communications Director, bringing more than a decade of policy and communications experience across the public and private sectors to lead USGLC’s communications operations. Kate most recently led third party advocacy at The Boeing Company, where she also served as senior manager for International Operations and a spokesperson for the Government Operations team over her five years with the company. Prior to her time at Boeing, Kate served as Managing Director at Hamilton Place Strategies, where she developed and led national advocacy campaigns focused on international trade and finance. Kate began her career in Washington, DC on Capitol Hill, working in both policy and press capacities in both the House and Senate. She ended her time on Capitol Hill as Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine. Kate is a Connecticut native and a graduate of Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.