Katherine Potter

Consultant

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Katherine Potter comes to Pathway Associates with more than 15 years of experience in non-profit management, most recently in the arts and education sectors.

katherineKatherine's experience in the arts ranges from fundraising and development to financial projections and analysis to marketing and public relations strategy. She has worked in a range of non-profit and for-profit performing arts organizations, including Steppenwolf Theatre Company (Chicago), the Flea Theater (NYC), Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment (NYC and China), and the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (Chicago). Katherine recently served as the Senior Policy Advisor for Arts & Culture to Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. In this role, she represented the City in the strategic oversight of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, a $126 million downtown performing arts center that opened in October 2016.

Katherine has also developed a strong understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in the world of independent schools and higher education, through various positions in the education sector. Katherine most recently served as the Associate Director of Admission at Rowland Hall, and she has taken on prior roles as an educator, tutor, test prep instructor, and advisor/mentor for Long Island University, the University of Phoenix, Kaplan Test Prep, and other educational programs.

Outside of her professional roles, Katherine continues to be a passionate advocate for the arts and arts education. She currently serves on the Fine Arts Advisory Board for the University of Utah College of Fine Arts and as the Board Chair for the Salt Lake City Arts Council. Katherine holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management and a B.A. from Duke University.