Self-employment is an empowered way to work, but the benefits can easily get lost in overwhelm. Kathryn and her collaborators bring clarity to the chaos of running a company and turning big ideas into outcomes. 

Before going solo Kathryn earned a degree in structural engineering from Duke University and spent a decade beating growth and operational goals - she's led bridge construction projects on three continents, general managed partnerships for Yahoo/Verizon Media where she grew revenue under management by over $50M in one year, oversaw client strategy for a B2B marketing tech startup, managed $20 million digital ad budgets, and more. 

You can read more on LinkedIn.



Building a business is just like building a bridge

Build a life, not just a business

Community is core


Unlock more fulfilling ways to work

Make self-employment and its benefits accessible to all

how we work

We are virtual-first

We work with a team of collaborators tailored to your needs

You'll work with Kathryn on all engagements



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