Kate Coleman leads a number of client service offerings for Scarlet Oak Strategies, including coalition and strategic partnership development and management; brand and crisis reputation communications; and membership activation services for advocacy organizations and trade associations.
Kate brings over a decade of experience in advocacy, communications, and campaign operations to Scarlet Oak Strategies. She has managed national and international issue campaigns and led partnership development for global organizations and national trade associations.
After starting her career at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Kate went to work at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and its independent expenditure arm in the 2008 and 2010 cycles. She led IE operations and managed multi-million-dollar budgets, helping Democrats hold the majority. At Ricchetti, Inc., Kate helped clients build their grassroots and grasstops programs and advised them on advocacy communications and partnership opportunities. Following that, she managed strategic partnerships and advocacy projects at The ONE Campaign, overseeing partnership development and alliance-building, as well as launching the Girls and Women program.
Kate has a B.A. from the University of Virginia and lives in Arlington, VA.