In the New England region, Kate assisted in the development of a Lean training program for the Vermont Agency of Transportation through Daniel Penn Associates, conducted Lean Yellow Belt training for the New England States’ Government Finance Officers’ Association (NESGFOA) and served as the coordinator of New Hampshire’s Lean Black Belt program.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
In addition to her academic work with BET and Springfield College, Kate has studied public pension systems. She prepared the reports for the State of New Hampshire's HB 876 Commission to study the long-term viability of the NH Retirement System (2008) and the Decennial Retirement Commission (2018). She is the author of Challenges in Pension Governance: A Case Study of the New Hampshire Retirement System.