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Kate Wendt

Kate is an experienced executive with significant scope of expertise across strategy, organizational transformation, finance, and climate/impact, having spent with nearly a decade on the leadership team at REI and the first decade of her career on Wall Street. She is known as a bold, inclusive, and respected leader, setting ambitious long-term goals, creating clarity in complex organizations, developing and leading empowered teams, and innovating to advance climate impact. Kate brings a significant financial background having served as interim CFO and head of FP&A with responsibility for the entire P&L, strategic plans, budgets, forecasts, and capital allocation, as well as Wall Street experience in equity research and IR. Kate graduated with honors from Stanford University, and is an avid trail runner, hiker, mother, cook, and lover of local food.