“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.” - Tina Fey, Bossypants
Major: Integrated Marketing Communications
Minor: Television, Film and New Media
Pledge Class: Gamma Eta
Kate was born and raised in the East Bay of Northern California. In high school, Kate earned above a 4.0 grade point average and was involved in many campus clubs. She has continued this hard work through her last year at San Diego State University, and is now studying Integrated Marketing Communications with a minor in Television Film and New Media. The art of film and the science of business create a unique balance as she enjoys working behind the scenes and studying consumer behavior. She is an advocate for small businesses as she has worked for a family-owned gym, a local indoor- amusement park, and small business pet store. In 2016, she earned an internship at the San Diego Zoo where she learned about non-profit business and the importance of conserving wildlife. She is now a college ambassador for a major marketing firm, Allied Integrated Marketing, where she organizes advance movie screenings and publicity events for movies coming out in theaters. Specifally, she plans targeted events sponsored by Lionsgate Entertainment Corp, in order to generate positive WOM marketing. Kate has been a dedicated officer for Delta Sigma Pi -- she was the Special Event coordinator for the Gamma Eta pledge class, Vice President of Marketing spring 2016, then the Senior Vice President for the Iota Pi chapter. She hopes to create her own student film by the time she graduates, and to continue working in the business side of the entertainment industry. She enjoys watching critically acclaimed movies, streaming endless hours of television, going on long road trips with her dog, eating well prepared food, getting A's on tests, and petting kittens.