Kate Reeves is a non-profit leader with over a decade of experience working with low-income families. Currently, Kate is the Chief Business Development Officer at The Financial Clinic, a non-profit headquartered in New York City. The Financial Clinic advocates on a local, state, and federal level for policy change to eliminate financial security barriers for low-income Americans.
Kate joined The Financial Clinic as a Financial Coach in 2010 providing one-on-on coaching to New Yorkers through Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Financial Empowerment Center Initiative. In her current role, Kate leads the technological and business development teams for The Financial Clinic’s social enterprise platform, Change Machine, which is an online community of practice for non-profit organizations and government agencies to embed powerful financial coaching strategies into their service delivery. To date, organizations using Change Machine have served over 56,000 Americans in over 40 states. Prior to her role at The Financial Clinic, Kate worked in economic and small business development projects in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Honduras.
In addition to her role at The Financial Clinic, Kate co-chairs the New York City Domestic Violence Economic Justice Taskforce and sits on New York City Mayor’s Domestic Violence Subcommittee Task Force on Housing and Economic Justice.
Kate received her Master of Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She completed a Bachelor of Arts from Lafayette College in Economics and Business with a minor in French.