Board Chair. President, Parenteau Graves Communications.
Prior to the formation of Parenteau Graves Communications, Kathy served as marketing and public relations director for The Minnesota Opera and Virginia Opera,on the staff of U.S. Senator Gary Hart, and as the arts writer for the Southwest Journal for seven years, during which time she received the Minnesota Newspaper Award for feature writing. Kathy is the co-author and editor of Indians in Minnesota, published by the University of Minnesota Press. She also teaches news and magazine writing at Metro State University. She has a degree in political science and English from Colorado College, and has served on the boards of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library, PACER Center, Mayflower Community Congregational Church,and Mind Body Solutions.