Kathey is a nationally recognized small business strategist and award winning supplier diversity expert. With a career spanning nearly two decades in marketing, small business development, supplier diversity and entrepreneurship, she has assisted numerous minority and women-owned businesses to receive millions of dollars in contract opportunities and was recognized as Advocate of the Year by the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council.
A sought after subject matter expert, Kathey is a frequent speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator at conferences and events focusing on supplier diversity, small business development/entrepreneurship, women’s entrepreneurship and empowerment, she was appointed to the State of Florida Advisory Council on Small and Minority Business Development.
An adjunct business instructor for over 10 years, she is the author of 50 Billion Dollar Boss, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and Implementing Supplier Diversity. She discusses entrepreneurship and women leading in business on her podcast Becoming BusinessFAB…Fearless. Awesome. Boss!