Kate Nelson brings more than 15 years of strategic marketing and management experience to her position as a Project Manager at The Rainmaker Institute.
Kate began her career in NYC as a senior account director for Young & Rubicam (Y&R), a leading global advertising agency. After moving to Phoenix, she joined Marketfare Foods as marketing director and later transitioned into the marketing director position at Simply Bread. Kate also served as Group Marketing Manager for CSP Business Media, a B2B media company serving the retail, restaurant and food service industries. Prior to joining TRI, she was Marketing Content Manager for a growing technology company, heading up social media, press, web and collateral content.
Kate is a graduate of Parsons School of Design with a degree in Interior/Architectural Design and received a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Goucher College in Baltimore. She has a 13-year-old son and is engaged to be married.
In her spare time, Kate enjoys horseback riding, watercolor painting, reading, cooking and family genealogy. She has two dogs and two cats, all rescue animals. Kate is also an avid NY Yankees fan and is partial to a really good cheeseburger.