Kathy Downes, BS, Sales & Marketing

Kathy Downes is a seasoned sales and marketing professional with over  thirty years’ experience in consumer goods industries.  Ms. Downes’  experience includes selling to both the manufacturing and retail sector,  which offers a unique understanding of the complex marketplace.    Through her experience and education, Ms. Downes has developed a keen  sense of marketing and sales expertise. She has had the opportunity to  participate in a variety of sales training courses, workshops and  seminars that has allowed for a broad resource base on which to build  her career.

Ms. Downes continues to build a strong contact network through  memberships in the NEWH (Network of Women Executive in Hospitality), ALA  (American Lighting Association) and Job Club RI.  Ms. Downes has a  Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  with majors in Retail Marketing and Business Marketing Management.   She  currently serves on the Board of Directors as Chairperson.