Vice President, Government Affairs
Kate helps to lead the governments affairs team at the Dupont Group and has a strong background in public policy; with over fifteen years of government experience at both the federal and state level. Her work focuses on local government, healthcare, energy and communications.
Kate has served on the staff of several US Congressmen: US Congressman Charles F. Bass, US Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, US Senator John E. Sununu and US Senator Kelly A. Ayotte. Kate also served as the Political Director for the New Hampshire Republican State Party’s House PAC in 2010. She has spent time in the private sector, focusing on the communications and marketing fields and aiding candidates in message development, presentation and design. Kate’s professional focus includes communications, energy, health care and local government. She also serves as the Executive Director for the NH Association of Counties. Additionally, she works with the Dupont Group public relations division White Birch Communications Group where she manages the firm’s public policy conferences.
Kate is an adjunct faculty member at New England College Graduate Programs and Granite State College. Kate holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Anselm College and a Master of Science in Political Science with a concentration in Professional Politics from Suffolk University. Kate serves as the co-chair of the New Hampshire State Society Annual Golf Tournament, which benefits the group’s Education Stipend Fund, providing stipends to NH College students pursuing internships in Washington DC. Kate served as an Officer on the Manchester Development Corporation Board, from 2016-2022, which is a 501 (C)(4) non-profit development corporation that supports the economic development initiatives of the City under the direction of the Board of Mayor & Aldermen and is a member of the Board of Speedway Children’s Charities. Kate was honored as a member of the NH’s Union Leader’s 2021 40 Under Forty Class.