As NEA's Partner, Communications, Kate leads the development and execution of NEA’s global communications strategy, including communications, public relations and marketing portfolio services. She works closely with the firm's investing teams and portfolio companies, providing both strategic counsel and tactical support on communications and marketing initiatives. Prior to joining NEA in 2007, Kate held corporate communications roles at MedImmune, with a particular focus on corporate branding and digital media. She previously held a variety of communications and project management roles at The Kroger Co. and The E. W. Scripps Company. She began her career at The Cincinnati Enquirer. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism at Miami University.