Kate serves on the candidate relations team with Spradlin Search Group. After graduating from Oklahoma Baptist University, Kate began her career at Life.Church. She returned to graduate school to obtain her Masters degree from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. She has extensive experience in planning, programming, and leadership – in ministry, social services and most recently within inner city schools in her hometown of Houston. She serves alongside her husband who leads a multi-site church – Ecclesia Houston – as their Executive Pastor. Kate is passionate about ensuring  that people are placed in positions where they will thrive.