Kate acts as the Director of Government Affairs for Retail Alliance and the Virginia Retail Federation. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. During law school, she studied abroad with the Mississippi School of Law's Cambridge University program in Cambridge, England. Kate obtained her BA in English from North Carolina State University where she was also a cum laude graduate.
Kate has considerable retail and government affairs experience. She worked at a local jewelry store, Charlotte's, Inc., in Raleigh, N.C., throughout her college years. After college graduation, she held a high-level federal internship in Washington, D.C. During law school, she held a judicial internship for the Honorable Judge Jon Barnwell.
Before joining Retail Alliance and the Virginia Retail Federation, Kate volunteered at the Norfolk Commonwealth's Attorney's office.