Katherine is the Vice President of Business Operations for Spear, Inc., responsible for the lifecycle of the largest and most important Spear asset, their employees. As part of that responsibility, she oversees talent acquisition, benefit administration, and employee relations in addition to accounting, quality management, and facilities. In addition, Katherine is Spear’s Facility Security Officer
Prior to coming to Spear, Katherine was Director of Business Operations for the federal services division of Dell (formerly Perot Systems). Key responsibilities involved a wide array of programs that impacted operations, growth, business and finance. She was directly responsible for quality management and compliance, internal communications, facilities, security, talent acquisition and operational reporting. Additionally she was the direct liaison for numerous external company stake holders.
Katherine spent most of her 20+ year career with Perot Systems (now Dell). Her demonstrated ability to work with leaders at all levels to deliver significant improvement in operating performance and business growth led her to serve in many critical positions each with an increased level of responsibility. Her background includes leadership positions in areas such as operations, growth, human resources, finance and back office administration where she applied not only her personnel, financial, and customer relationship management skills but also her business process services and change management expertise.
Katherine earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington State University.