Kathy is deeply committed to creating respectful workplaces with engaged employees everywhere. Her specialty is training professionals in organizational behavior, managing diversity, train the trainer, and strategic planning through her company Marcove Executive Training. Kathy is considered a Master Trainer and Organizational Success Coach consulting for a wide variety of private and public organizations throughout the world.
As a graduate of the American College of Switzerland, Kathy holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Political Studies and after serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Papua New Guinea continued her education earning a Master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management from the School for International Training.
She has been a faculty member at Cuesta College since 2000 where she has served as a founding faculty member of the Customer Service Academy and recruited by the college’s Institute for Professional Development to serve as the lead instructor to develop the Supervision and Management Academy. Additionally, she has been a faculty member teaching business courses for Columbia College and California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo.
She is a board member of Mission Community Services Corporation the local SBA funded Women Business Center, Vice President of Professional Development for the Human Resource Association of the Central Coast, and a mentor to her son Nickolas as a volunteer for the Junior Samaritans building a medical clinic in San Quintin, Baja, Mexico.
When not finding her bliss through work or traveling as a volunteer, Kathy can be found making jewelry or drawing mandalas, hiking with her dogs Jabba The Mutt and Cayenne Pepper, or cooking (then working out) with her soul mate/chef/personal trainer husband Jeff.