With a background in the arts, education, nonprofit services, publishing and IT, Kathryn Clark has broad experience strengthening businesses across industries. At KrasnePlows, Kathryn applies collaborative methodologies to develop and execute effective new strategies, processes, products and services to meet demonstrated organizational needs. She also specializes in creating digital solutions that engage an organization’s key audiences, whether clients, employees or partners.
Before joining KrasnePlows, Kathryn led numerous projects to produce tools and capabilities to support marketing and sales at IBM. She worked to establish brand strategies and design standards across a wide range of applications, including social media and business partnerships. Prior to IBM, Kathryn worked at the New York Times, developing partnerships, and at Body Positive, a community-based organization, where she was Business Manager and then Director of Publications. She previously taught photography and book arts at University of California, Santa Barbara.
As an artist in Santa Barbara, Kathryn served on the board and exhibitions committee of the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, and also served as the executive director for the Santa Barbara Summer Solstice, an annual artists’ parade and concert that brought together over 1,000 participants and 100,000 attendees.
Kathryn has a B.A. from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Photography and Installation Art from University of California, Santa Barbara.