Since 2011, Kate Brennan has served as Business Manager of the Clark Park Coalition where she oversees budgets, grant reporting, donor relations, and ice rink rentals. In addition, she created the popular Annual Winter Carnival & Hockey Classic, the organization’s most popular fundraising event since its inception in 2012. She oversees all other fundraising efforts such as the Summer Festival, the Winter Dreams and Summer Dreams appeals and other events and activities in relation to raising funds for the Park. Brennan’s previous work experience as an account executive and senior vice president for numerous advertising and marketing communications firms allowed her to gain the knowledge needed to oversee marketing activities at Clark Park. During that time, her work was cited for excellence by the International Association of Business Communicators and the National Association of Women in Communications. She has an Emmy and was the recipient of the Headliner Award from the Association of Women in Communications for outstanding leadership in the field of communications and received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Life Directions, Inc. for her leadership in working with youth and peer mentoring. Ms. Brennan holds a BS, Education and an MA, Business Management.