kate finley woodruff

Catherine (Kate) Finley Woodruff, MPA

Areas of Expertise:

social marketing, socially responsible marketing, public affairs and the media

Contact Information


Office: 207 Morrill Hall

Phone: 802.656-2606
Email: Catherine.Finley-Woodruff@uvm.edu

Kate Finley Woodruff has professional experience working both for the government and private sector. She held the position of Marketing Specialist with the Vermont Department of Agriculture, Food and Markets for five years, where she worked with commodity groups and various state agencies to collaborate and network on state, regional, and international marketing initiatives. Kate also worked with many small food entrepreneurs to develop marketing strategies for their agriultural and specialty food products. For almost two decades, Kate operated her own consulting business, and worked extensively with Cabot Creamery Cooperative to coordinate national media promotion campaigns, developed national arts partnerships with over 200 performances a year, and worked to coordinate various special events and promotions. Kate earned a MPA from the University of Vermont, interned with the Vermont Legislature, and taught as an adjunct instructor for five years before joining CDAE as an Lecturer.

Sample of Courses Taught

Kate Finley Woodruff's courses by semester available here

PA 206 Introduction to Contemporary Public Affairs
CDAE 195 Socially Responsible Marketing
CDAE 195 Careers In Marketing
CDAE 195/295 Cabot Marketing Challenge I and II (co-instructor)
CDAE 195 Sustainable Food Systems Marketing
PA 395 Non-Profit Marketing