Strate Insurance Group, Inc., the leading risk management and insurance advisory firm in the Lakeway Area, is delighted to announce the promotion of Katherine Strate Smith to the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. This well-deserved promotion recognizes Katherine’s exceptional leadership abilities, industry experience, and unwavering commitment to excellence.
Katherine Strate Smith brings over 15 years of professional experience to her role. Throughout her career at Strate Insurance Group, Katherine has consistently demonstrated a remarkable aptitude for driving operational efficiency, fostering strong client relationships, and implementing strategic initiatives that have significantly contributed to the company’s success.
Tom Strate, President and CEO of Strate Insurance Group, commented, “We are thrilled to promote Katherine Strate Smith to the position of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Katherine has consistently displayed a deep understanding of the insurance landscape and an exceptional ability to navigate the evolving challenges of our industry. Her unwavering dedication, strategic mindset, and commitment to delivering unparalleled service make her an ideal fit for this important role.”
As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Katherine will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company, streamlining processes to enhance efficiency, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. Her exceptional leadership skills, coupled with her innate ability to adapt to changing market dynamics, will undoubtedly contribute to Strate Insurance Group’s continued growth and success.
Upon her promotion, Katherine Strate Smith expressed her gratitude and enthusiasm, stating, “I am honored and excited to assume the role of Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Strate Insurance Group. I look forward to working alongside our exceptional team and continuing to strengthen our commitment to our clients. Together, we will navigate the challenges of our ever-changing industry, leveraging innovative solutions to drive our company’s growth and success.”
Katherine graduated from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. While at The University of Georgia, she served two terms on the Executive Board for the Public Relations Student Society of America, earned her certificate of leadership from the Terry College of Business Institute for Leadership Advancement and served as a school ambassador as a part of The Arch Society. Being a member of the Arch Society was her proudest accomplishment. She studied improvisational theatre and is a graduate of Dad’s Garage Improv Training in Atlanta. She has also completed leadership training at Emory Business School in Atlanta. Before coming to Strate Insurance Group, Katherine worked in the consulting industry, focusing on marketing and communications. She has worked for some of the world’s most prestigious brands: Chick-fil-A, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Home Depot, and more.
About Strate Insurance Group:
Strate Insurance Group is a renowned insurance and risk management advisory firm dedicated to offering comprehensive coverage and exceptional service to clients across various industries. With a rich heritage spanning several decades, Strate Insurance Group continues to uphold its commitment to protecting businesses, individuals, and families with tailored insurance solutions that meet their specific needs. www.strateinsurance.com