Kate McAdams is a managing director at Arabella Advisors, where she works with a wide range of families and individuals, foundations, and corporations to design and deliver the solutions they need to achieve their social impact goals. Kate’s career demonstrates a commitment to public service and to solving difficult problems through partnership. Prior to joining Arabella, Kate was appointed by President Obama to serve as senior advisor to U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. She focused on growing entrepreneurship, strengthening community and economic development, and leading policy initiatives to support 21st-century skills development. Previously, Kate served as executive director of The Pritzker Traubert Foundation, where she guided investments to improve schools, health and fitness, and skills training in Chicago and nationally. She also held policy advisor roles in the Mayor’s Office in New Haven, Connecticut and the Office of Mayor Richard M. Daley in Chicago. Kate earned a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She lives in her hometown of Chicago with her husband and two sons.
Doing Well By Doing Good: Get More Value from Your Values
At this exclusive event, you’ll learn the secrets of success through social impact and determine how you can find, live and engage others in your organization’s social purpose.