Kaci is a Project Manager for many of New Growth’s strategic planning projects in Northeast Ohio. She comes to New Growth with expertise in public policy, collective impact partnerships, and Results Based Leadership. Before joining New Growth, Kaci worked as an independent consultant specializing in providing strategic planning and communications support to startups, minority owned businesses, and nonprofits in the Cincinnati/Dayton area. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Kaci was the Senior Manager, Knowledge at StriveTogether, where she helped communities across the nation connect their K-12, post-secondary, and workforce sectors to help prepare students for successful employment after graduation. Kaci also worked with the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education where she helped develop and design OhioMeansSuccess, a college preparedness website, with Ideastream for the Ohio Board of Regents.
Kaci holds a Master of Science in Urban Studies from the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University where she studied the non-economic benefits of college degree attainment in urban areas and the startup culture of the Cleveland Metropolitan Statistical Area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Ohio State University, where she was in the honor’s program.
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