Leadership Effectiveness, Baumhart Scholars MBA

 Kate Attea co-teaches Leadership Effectiveness for the Baumhart Scholars MBA. Kate is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Aim & Arrow Group, a Consulting Firm focused on leadership and strategy in the social impact sector. For 20 years she has honed her expertise in strategy, executive leadership and entrepreneurship. She consults high-performing foundation and nonprofit leaders on growth strategy, management and implementation planning.

Kate partners with The Bridgespan Group, a consulting firm affiliated with Bain & Company, as a coach and facilitator for its Leading for Impact® program in Chicago, helping ambitious nonprofits pursue strategic opportunities and build capacity. She also is a faculty coach at the University of Chicago’s Booth Business School.

Kate served most recently as a managing director and head of Project Impact at A Better Chicago, a venture philanthropy fund. She also led community impact strategic planning as a director at the United Way of Metro Chicago.

After earning an MBA from Harvard Business School, Kate received a fellowship to write strategy and marketing cases for that institution. Shortly thereafter, she worked for The Bridgespan Group where she consulted nonprofit and foundation management teams to undertake growth while maintaining high quality outcomes for their beneficiaries. Early in her career, Kate was co-founder and executive director of Computers for Children, an organization that enhances children’s educational opportunities through technology.

Kate attended the College of Executive Coaching and is certified in administering Myers Briggs Type Indicator.