Kate Wahl has worked in operations and events in NYC for the last 8+ years. She is currently Chief Operating Officer for BLACE LLC, a booking platform for NYC events. As COO she is responsible for the management of the day-to-day business and oversees all things finance, legal, regulatory, fundraising, partnerships, and people operations. Prior to BLACE, she served as Chief of Staff for theSkimm, a media company with a well-respected brand and community presence. In her four years there she grew the team from 10 to 100+ and owned special projects including launching events programming, spearheading multiple office relocations, managing the co-founders' personal speaking engagements, and securing the company's first book deal with Penguin Random House, where she launched her career.
Kate has done just about everything there is to do in the start-up world and thrives in an all-around-athlete environment. Kate has a Bachelor’s in Economics from Harvard University, where she also played four years of Division I Field Hockey.
Most of these are in my bio, but: - navigating a sustainable path through the brunt of the COVID shutdown for BLACE LLC, the events company where I run operations - Landing theSkimm's first book deal at Penguin Random House, where I started my career - The relationships I've built across my career