Kate works diligently for BAM’s clients, executing marketing plans and collaborating with clients and the BAM team to create one-of-a-kind marketing campaigns and effective strategies. What she enjoys most is the feeling of being an extension of the client’s marketing team and celebrating in her clients’ successes along the way.
Kate has more than 10 years of marketing experience, the majority of it in the healthcare industry. She spent seven years as the Director of Public Relations & Marketing at Gateway Regional Medical Center, as well as two years in the financial services industry where she was instrumental in creating the brand of a new firm, Visionary Wealth Advisors.
Kate has experience in strategic planning, marketing campaign design and execution, social media, website creation, public relations and event planning.
Kate earned a Master of Business Administration from Argosy University in 2012. She attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, where she played basketball and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting.
Kate and her husband, Mark, live in Edwardsville. They enjoy swimming and playing golf with their two sons and spending time with friends and family. They are partners and active supporters of Mark’s brother’s organization, Matthew Allaria Ministries. Kate also serves as Director of the annual gala benefit for Allison’s HOPE, a charity that supports research and experimental cancer treatments at Mary Crowley Cancer Research Centers.