New York, New York
Kathleen is responsible for the strategic direction and financial leadership of our firm, as well as for administration, business planning and operations.
Kathleen has been working within Omnicom Group for close to fifteen years. Prior to joining Changing Our World in 2006, Kathleen spent three years based in London working for Omnicom Europe Limited, where she led large and complex financial projects that involved Omnicom agencies throughout Europe. During her time in Europe, Kathleen was also an intricate part of a team whose mission was to provide consulting services and solutions to Omnicom business units. Their primary focus was to evaluate existing financial reporting systems and to provide customized solutions and improvements.
Kathleen re-joined Omnicom Group in 2003 after spending approximately two years at Vivendi Universal. At Vivendi, Kathleen worked in the Corporate Audit and Special Projects group, where she worked on international operational audits and special projects at various Universal Music Group record labels, Universal Music Publishing Group, Universal Studios, Universal Parks & Resorts and Vivendi Games. Prior to her time at Vivendi, Kathleen was the manager of financial planning and analysis at TBWA\Worldwide in New York.
Kathleen began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP in the Consumer, Media & Entertainment group, serving a broad range of clients including Omnicom Group and Colgate Palmolive. Kathleen is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and holds a B.S. from Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business with a major in accounting and a minor in economics. She is a graduate of Omnicom University, Omnicom’s in-house global leadership development faculty, a partnership between Harvard Business School and Babson College. Kathleen has been a member of Young Presidents’ Organization since 2009.