University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

Graduate College

214th Commencement
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Contact: Dan Harvey
Phone: 802-656-2918


Kathy Battistoni G'85, UVM Foundation Leadership Council; Partner, KB Partners, LLC

Kathy BattistoniKathy Battistoni was born and raised in Saranac Lake, NY and earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY.  In 1985 she earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from the University of Vermont before launching into a career in management consulting at Accenture, then known as  Arthur Andersen.  There, she rose to the position of Partner and helped build the firm’s Human Capital Transformation practice and later led the Workforce Transformation for the Americas team.  

Following Accenture, she served as Managing Director in Personal and Workplace Investing at Fidelity Investments.  Then, in 2012, she launched and ran the Boston office for North Highland Worldwide Consulting. She is currently a Partner at KB Partners, LLC.,  a consulting solutions firm focusing on change management, organizational and process design, and executive leadership coaching.  

She is a member of the University of Vermont’s Foundation Leadership Council, an Overseer at the South Shore Conservatory, a mentor at both Year Up and Boston Partners in Education, and a guest lecturer in change management at Suffolk University School of Business.

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