Kate grew up in a family with a history of military service and was raised to value “service to a greater good” as a way of life. As a senior marketing leader for companies like Dell and Cisco, she learned to harness the power of strategic thinking, planning and creating a playbook for success. She combines that professional experience with over a decade of volunteering in leadership capacities to nonprofits in the Austin community. She took on the role of Merivis employee #1 with ambition and dedication. As a co-founder of the organization, Kate has been personally invested in the mission of Merivis from its inception and ensures its original mission is realized through everything we do. Kate received a B.A. in Economics and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at UT Austin.