Kate Koester
Vice President of Operations and Field Director

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Kate Koester is the Vice President of Operations and Field Director for The Mellman Group, and has been with the firm since 1999. As Vice President of Operations, Kate oversees and manages the day-to-day financial operations of the firm. Her responsibilities include client invoicing and project budgeting. In addition, Kate acts as the firm’s Benefits Administrator. As Field Director, Kate coordinates the fielding of qualitative and quantitative projects with outside suppliers.

Before joining The Mellman Group, Kate worked for Low & Associates, a full-service marketing firm. She was the Field Director in the Research Department and was responsible for project inquiries and pricing, management of hospitality, recruiting, client relations, and facility operations.

Kate graduated with a BA from Arizona State University, with a degree in Marketing. Her interests include all sports, especially volleyball, basketball and golf.

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