TOLEDO, OH – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP recently hired Kate R. Smith as the Chief Business Development Officer for its Ohio offices. In this role, Kate will help support the firm’s client development efforts in the Toledo and Columbus office locations.
"We are excited to have Kate with us. She brings great insight and energy to the position and her local connections will assist us in our business development efforts," said Tom Dillon, Managing Partner of the Toledo office.
Most recently, Kate worked as a Director at Aly Sterling Philanthropy where she was responsible for advising and coaching nonprofit clients in engagements related to fundraising, board governance, strategic planning and executive search. She also partnered in the hiring, onboarding and employee review process, as well as training and coaching for the advisor team. Kate received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Bowling Green State University.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.