Kate Walker, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Best Selling Author,
Leadership Consultant & HR Expert
Experienced leadership with
an accessible approach.
Kate Walker is a best selling Author, Leadership Consultant, Human Resources. SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified, Kate has over two decades of senior-level corporate Human Resources experience, serving as Human Resources Director at global companies in marketing, gaming, and sports, including Nintendo, United States Tennis Association, Publicis, and TBWA.
Kate made her corporate exit in 2021 to start Kate Walker Consulting, a full-service consulting and coaching company that helps leaders build powerhouse skills that positively impact company culture and bottom line. Kate is recognized for her contributions to team dynamics, leadership, business strategies, and mindset for business owners, team leaders, and people managers. She is known for her supportive, understanding, and encouraging approach to high-level mentorship of building and leading high-performing teams. Kate has been featured in Authority Magazine, SHRM’s HR Magazine, Hive, and Ivy Exec.
Kate's book, ‘A Candid Conversation: Lessons in Life, Love, and Leadership (now available at book retailers) seeks to inspire people to close a life chapter and redesign their future through a journey of determination and self-awareness. Both a memoir and a guide to reflection and empowerment, ‘A Candid Conversation’ shares the advice and tools Kate wishes she’d had while navigating a corporate exit, single parenthood, and entrepreneurship — so you too can find success on your own terms. Kate seeks to inspire anyone looking to redesign their life to go on a journey of self-awareness.