Kate brought her experience as a CPA and over 26 years of financial management experience working in manufacturing environments to Humm. Her expertise in financial planning and strategic pricing with big-box and major grocery retailers has been instrumental in assisting Humm’s rapid expansion.
Prior to joining Humm, Kate spent nine years as Director of Accounting and Finance for American Licorice, a fast-moving consumer products company. After bringing sales, marketing and operations together and helping to land several million dollar deals, she was tasked with leading a Marketing & Sales Finance team that was responsible for all pricing and trade promotions across all brands. After three years in that role, she headed up both Accounting and Finance, and M&S Finance.
Kate has a BA in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an MBA from Portland State University.