Kate Schneider is the meeting and logistics coordinator for the Kettering Foundation. Schneider’s primary responsibilities include coordinating the foundation’s research meetings both virtually and in-person, as well as working with hotels, ground transportation, airlines, and other vendor partners.
Prior to joining the Kettering Foundation, Schneider had 20 years of experience in event planning and logistics for both domestic and international events. Her experience also includes working on process improvement and project management. She has served on several local boards, including Vandalia Youth Theater, JADE, and Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association. She is currently the fundraising and grants chair for Dayton Dance Conservatory Company.
Schneider holds a BA in communication studies from Wright State University and has Green and Yellow Belt Six Sigma certifications.
Schneider is an avid sports fan, particularly of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. She lives in Vandalia, Ohio, with her husband, Bo, and their two children, Madi and Brady.