Kate Wilkes

Executive Assistant & Chief People Officer

I’m the Executive Assistant and Chief People Officer. I am here to make sure you succeed from the start!


I grew up in a family run business, where customer service was always the focus. I started my assisting career working in physicians’ offices, then spent 10 years as an executive assistant, and gained experience in HR as well. Most recently, I spent five years in academia, supporting department heads, and managing a variety of projects, before coming to HTYC.


The Leader Assistant by Jeremy Burrows is a fantastic book for assistants who want to lead and succeed!


I love to bake and decorate cakes and cookies for friends and family. I have even done a couple of wedding cakes, including my own.


Strengths finder 2.0 – My top strengths are: 

  • Input
  • Positivity
  • Achiever
  • Responsibility
  • Arranger


Why I work with HTYC:  

Because I love to help people, and that’s what HTYC does best!

I have always been a helper. Working with a team of helpers is very fulfilling to me. HTYC works so hard as a team to identify what the individual person needs, and then does our best to help them, and I love that.


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