Kate Klein – Director, Business Development and Marketing

Kate Klein joined the Houston Marathon Committee in June 2016.  She leads the business and community development department and is responsible for managing sponsorships, branding, and experiential marketing for the Chevron Houston Marathon race weekend.

Klein joins the HMC following her tenure at Kapow, where she led the launch of the Houston and Austin offices, including generating sales growth and marketing strategy.  Prior to that start-up endeavor, she developed solution-based marketing programs across broadcast, event, print and digital assets at CBS Radio and The Houston Business Journal.

A former volunteer Board of Director and Marketing Committee Chair for the Queensbury Theatre, Klein currently serves as Vice President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association, an organization that helps Houston businesses grow through interactive strategies. Klein received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University (WHOOP).  She completed the Aramco Houston Half Marathon three times and competed in the Mascots vs. Media Challenge in the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon.