Kate leads strategic enterprise HR teams focused on building a talent and leadership development culture at Capital One. Her career has spanned the non-profit and private sectors, weaving dual passions for civic engagement and social change with business development, consulting and organizational excellence. Previously she served as Director of Networks at Grist, where she launched a new leadership program for entrepreneurs in sustainability, and Senior Knowledge Expert with McKinsey where she consulted with large organizations around the world on innovation, and on change management. Kate started her career as a grassroots organizer and ran policy campaigns and programs to improve land use planning, environmental justice and a move to renewable energy. She has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a BA from Harvard University, and lives outside of Washington DC.