Kathryn has been in the life insurance and financial services industry for 15 years and worked in the telecom industry for three years. Over the years, she has worked on issues in the tax, financial services, health care and telecom arenas. In these environments, she has developed a strong working knowledge of a wide variety of policy issues relating to these industries. The broad exposure that she has acquired has provided her the opportunity to develop a vast array of valuable relationships and a keen ability to understand issues and the law, as well as a strong perspective on the policy-making process.
Before joining Dentons, Kathryn worked for TIAA-CREF, a Fortune 100 company with more than US$400 billion in combined assets under management. She continues to work with insurance and financial services clients and works with major trade associations for these industries.
Activities and Affiliations
Kathryn has developed significant relationships on Capitol Hill, working on a weekly basis with the House committees on Ways and Means; Financial Services; Education and Labor; and Rules. On the Senate side, she has worked weekly with Senate committees on Finance; Banking; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; and Aging. She has built up a solid foundation with staff and members on these committees over the last 13 years.
Kathryn is very active with the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the New Democrats, the Blue Dog Coalition and ModSquad.