Katherine Christensen, CMP, DMCP
Kate Christensen is the owner and founder of Chandler based Katherine Christensen & Associates, Inc., (KCA); Kate & Company Events and the hip yet historic venue, SoHo63. Christensen has developed her companies and managed various types of worldwide events for clients. She has received praise from many business owners for her affordable, well-focused strategies and successful events. She has been listed in the Phoenix Business Journal’s Top 25 Meeting and Event professionals for over 25 years. With a seasoned staff, Kate has worked with large and small corporations, associations, community, philanthropic and private clients.
Designing and executing client events have ranged from fund raisers and golf tournaments/silent auctions to conferences, conventions and meetings to high end incentive programs. Obtaining the designations of Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Destination Management Certified Professional (DMCP), she has given back to the industry and community by serving in several organizations including being a past president of Meeting Professionals International – Arizona Sunbelt Chapter and serving on the Board of Directors for: ITS Arizona, WTS – Arizona, Boys and Girls Clubs of Tempe, Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE), Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce and developed and funded the Ahwatukee Community Foundation and on the Women’s Business Enterprise Council Forum (Arizona). She speaks about her profession several times a year sharing with ASU students and writes frequently for industry publications. Christensen and her husband have two adult children, five grandchildren and reside in Chandler, AZ and Park City, UT.
Fun Fact: Loves to ski, travel and enjoys target shooting.