Katherine joined GingerBread Capital’s investment team as Partner in August 2021 after serving as a senior advisor, assisting our investment team in identifying women-led investment opportunities and helps entrepreneurs realize the full potential of their businesses. Read the press release.
Katherine has a strong track record of incubating and scaling consumer businesses. She is accomplished at building multi-channel lifestyle brands in the home furnishings, apparel, food and beverage, and health and wellness sectors. She is expert at leveraging digital and customer-centric insights to transform brands.
Previously, as a senior executive at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Katherine ran business development spanning multiple brands, structured partnerships that drove strategic initiatives, and launched new global multi-channel businesses. She was also a manager at Bain & Company, partnering with clients in the private equity, retail and consumer industries. She began her career in investment banking at Kidder, Peabody in New York.
Katherine holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University.
Passionate about supporting women leaders, Katherine is a mentor to female entrepreneurs and actively advocates for women political candidates at the local and national level. Currently, Katherine serves on the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, to which she was appointed by President Biden in June 2021. Read the announcement.
A native of Texas, Katherine currently resides in Mill Valley, California.