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Kathleen is the Chief Operating Officer of Hearts & Science. Previously, she was Chief Operating Officer of OMD U.S., focusing on the continued evolution of OMD’s needs and structure to meet the new demands of the media marketplace. She’s also had roles leading Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness for Omnicom Media Group. Over the course of her 30-year career, she’s also served as President of the OMD New York office and Managing Director of Mindshare Chicago. Kathleen is a member of the 4A’s Board and Media Leadership Council as well as a former adjunct professor at Fordham University.

Kathleen is a math purist. She's been in the media business her entire career, but continues to debate the GRP, simply stating “it is simply mathematically incorrect.” As the agency’s resident psychiatrist, she’s able to show empathy and inspire people to be their best.