Brinkman Construction has promoted Kate Baker to Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer.
Baker previously served as the company’s Director of Marketing for more than a decade; directing and developing innovative marketing strategies. She has been an integral member of the leadership team, striving to build authentic brand differentiation that creates strong strategic and lasting partnerships.
With more than 15 years in the marketing industry, Baker has an impressive background in advertising, corporate communications, branding and integrated marketing for companies including a large national commercial real estate firm and an independently-owned advertising agency as well as in media relations within the higher education sector.
In her new role, she will be responsible for connecting the company’s short and long-term vision objectives with marketing and business development initiatives. Baker also oversees the creation and execution of target market pursuit strategies, client relationship management programs and brand visibility and engagement.
“Kate has been instrumental in the growth and development of Brinkman Construction over the past 10 years and this new role will allow her to further impact the strategic direction of the company. Kate’s unique talents provide a renewed perspective to our executive leadership team that will help us better serve our clients, communities and employee owners in more direct and meaningful ways,” reflects President & CEO Jim Ciesla of Brinkman Construction.
Baker holds a master’s degree in Advertising Management from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in Communication from Colorado State University. She is a member of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a past recipient of BizWest’s 40 Under Forty, a Leadership Northern Colorado graduate and a previous Young Professional of the Year Finalist.