Katherine Keefe is a consultant focusing on strategic planning and organizational development. Katherine is currently the Executive Director for the Columbia Orchestra in Columbia, MD where she is responsible for concert production, accounting, marketing and fundraising efforts. Prior to that, she was the Managing Director for Handel Choir of Baltimore and Director of Human Resources for Arena Stage in Washington, DC. She has a variety of experience in recruitment, benefits and compensation, performance management, employee relations, and financial management.
Katherine’s consulting experience includes assisting Partners in Performance with recent planning projects for National Alliance for Musical Theatre, National Council of Education for Ceramic Arts, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Levine School of Music, Arkansas Repertory Theatre and Duluth Festival Opera. She also worked with Stephen Richard and Associates on various planning projects.
Prior to her work in the arts, Katherine worked as a Recruitment Manager and Human Resources Generalist for Population Services International (PSI), a nonprofit social marketing organization, in the United States and Nepal.
She holds a Bachelor of Music from Marywood University and a Masters of Fine Arts in Arts Administration from Virginia Tech.