Kate A Herrod
Senior Advisor & Change Leader
Kate has been with Ashoka in a variety of leadership positions since 1999; first finding senior level staff as a consultant for Bill Drayton, then spearheading a new commons creation movement known as Community Greens, and most recently - before her transition to Colorado - leading the Global Talent Team for Ashoka worldwide. Prior to joining Ashoka, Kate was the Deputy Director of Development, Planned Giving and Tradelands at The Nature Conservancy’s global headquarters office. Kate also spent more than a decade working in NYC and San Francisco for major money center banks underwriting large real estate construction projects. She has also rehabbed a number of properties for her own account. She has an MBA from Wharton, a BA from Amherst College, and enjoys hiking in the Colorado mountains in her limited free time.