Kathleen Holt is an independent organizational development consultant. She has more than 25 years of experience in strategic organizational development and vision-driven communications in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. As a consultant, she supports her clients by leading reflective organizational development and strategic planning processes, and building skills and capacity in leaders and teams to nurture and sustain equitable and inclusive organizational cultures. Before starting her own firm, Kathleen was associate director of Oregon Humanities, where she was responsible for organizational strategy, culture, and communications. She’s served as APANO’s interim executive director since July 2020, and will scale back to primarily supporting the board, finance, administration, and organizational culture. Kathleen lives in Southeast Portland with her husband and two children. She was born and raised in Hawai’i, and identifies racially as Korean, Japanese, and Native Hawaiian.

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