Kate Overbeck is the vice president of marketing at Irish America magazine. Since joining the publication in 2006, she has worked to identify and recognize outstanding Irish-American leaders who have made extraordinary contributions in fields ranging from business and finance to philanthropy and humanitarian aid. In addition to producing Irish America’s awards events honoring these distinguished leaders, Kate is also responsible for sponsor relationships, communications and development for the magazine.
In addition to her work at Irish America, in 2007, Kate took on the role of manager of the US-Ireland Forum to execute the creators’ vision of a three-day conference to debate and enlarge on the role of the Irish Diaspora as it affects Ireland economically, culturally, and educationally, and examine the question of what is next for the island of Ireland after the Celtic Tiger era and the peace process.
Kate graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in cultural anthropology.