Kate Pielemeier manages the company’s work in management and leadership development. She has over 10 years of experience in leadership development, capacity building, project management, and operational process improvement on international, domestic, and local levels. Ms. Pielemeier recently served the White House in the Obama Administration as a Director of Leadership Development, where she developed trainings and tools for political appointees across the federal government. Ms. Pielemeier received her BA in International Development Studies from the University of California Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University. Ms. Pielemeier is a native Washingtonian and has lived and worked in South America and West Africa. She speaks Portuguese and is proficient in Spanish.