Kate Hayes

Director, Corporate Engagement


Kate leads Echoing Green’s efforts to engage thousands of corporate leaders with social innovation programming so they can drive impact at their organizations and within their communities.

Previously at Echoing Green, Kate led the portfolio team and launched the Direct Impact program, which engaged a dynamic group of emerging business leaders who are dedicated to realizing their full potential as agents of social change. Prior to joining Echoing Green, she worked as Director of Evaluation and Program Impact in the national office of Minds Matter, where she developed new systems and methods for evaluating organizational success. While at Minds Matter, she led several new initiatives for engaging alumni, scaling the organization, and training 1,700 skills-based volunteers across the United States. Kate currently sits on the Executive Committee at the Northfield Mount Hermon School, where she also serves as Chair of the Young Alumni Committee. She holds a degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from Northeastern University. When she is not creating experiential leadership programs, Kate can be found practicing yoga, spending time in nature, or working on her latest writing endeavor.