Director, Community Relations, Morningstar

profilepicKate works within the Corporate Communications team at Morningstar, Inc.  As Director of Community Relations, she manages the firm’s various partnerships with nonprofit organizations and acts as resource on volunteerism for Morningstar’s offices, internationally.  In the Chicago headquarters, she coordinates volunteer opportunities focusing on education and financial literacy. Kate joined Morningstar in 2011, after working as Director of Development at the Chicago Math and Science Academy.  Kate began her career as a Chicago Public School teacher.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Ohio University.  Kate enjoys spending time on Lake Michigan, with her husband, Ryan and two sons, Cameron and Oliver.