Kathie was recently called to join C12 as a Chair in the Greater Phoenix area. This role unites her professional background, experience, and servant leadership to equip Christian CEOs and owners to build great businesses for a greater purpose.
Kathie is a mission-driven leader with success as an executive at the Dial Corporation, Farmers Insurance, WorkBoard and other large companies; as an advisor to entrepreneurs driving critical outcomes, business transformations, and cultural change through C3, Ferrazzi Greenlight, MAP, and other consultancies; and as CEO/owner of a vertically-integrated furniture manufacturing and retail business based in Phoenix, with stores throughout the southwest. She combines her strong knowledge of strategy, leadership, and organizational development to motivate superior performance across teams—guiding C-suite officers and their companies through dynamic market cycles.
As a strategic consultant and executive coach, Kathie brings deep expertise in developing future-focused organizations and aligning leaders to execute on aspirational goals and strategies that deliver the change management necessary for true market disruption. In the past several years, Kathie led strategy execution for high-growth enterprise clients across consumer, financial, technology, and pharmaceutical verticals: Each client developed transformational strategies, achieved 100% leadership alignment within 90 days, implemented strategy execution software to increase transparency and alignment, which insured continuous improvement and superior results. As a trusted advisor and coach, Kathie has proven success building and scaling organizations with high achievers that outpace their industries.
Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California; an MBA in Strategic Management and International Business from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland; and Professional Coach Certification with the International Coaching Federation.
Kathie and her husband Vance live in Phoenix, Arizona and are actively involved with their community, church, and volunteering at USC and several non-profit organizations—including their daughter’s 501c3 charity, Bare Necessities 4 Teens.