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Kate Shipley Joins Plaid LLC as Consultant

Columbus, Ohio (November 1, 2018) – Plaid LLC has announced the addition of Kate Shipley to its team, who has joined Plaid as a consultant based in Columbus, Ohio. Shipley’s primary role within Plaid – an organization that specializes in personal and organizational development – includes curriculum and instructional design, and facilitation of the organization’s culture-changing programming.

Shipley has six years of experience in higher education and student affairs, working with students in Greek life, student activities, residence life and academics. Before Plaid, she worked as the Alumnae Engagement Coordinator of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Headquarters, where she implemented new programs and initiatives for the organization’s 100,000 alumnae members and 250 alumnae associations.

Shipley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing from DePauw University, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Nonfiction Writing from The Ohio State University, and a Master of Education degree in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh.

While at The Ohio State University, Shipley provided curriculum development and classroom instruction in the First-Year Writing Program and coordinated the University Writing Center. While pursuing her degree at the University of Pittsburgh, Shipley worked in student activities and residence life at a liberal arts university downtown, focusing on advising, leadership development and program facilitation.

“Plaid helps organizations, like fraternities and sororities, strengthen their culture and maintain success,” said Chris Woods, Partner, Plaid LLC. “Kate’s experience and background in higher education and student affairs makes her a wonderful match for Plaid. She knows how to connect with and engage organizations and she will be an asset to our team.”

Shipley is originally from West Lafayette, Indiana.

Plaid is a professional, evidence-based consulting company specializing in all aspects of personal development and organizational training. They assist individuals with their self-awareness in their commitment to personal growth and development, while helping organizations
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