Kate received an MM in Violin Performance from the University of Michigan and a BM in Violin Performance from Northwestern University. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner. Kate has served on the board of the CFA Society of Chicago. She serves on the board of the Grant Park Orchestra Association and is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and the Founders Council at the Field Museum of Natural History.
Prior to joining BRF, Kate worked for an e-business solutions company and a business training company. Previously she was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.
Working with many corporate executives and CEOs, Kate has particular expertise in deciphering diverse employee compensation plans.