Independent HR Advising


Kate Higgins, PHR, is an independent human resource professional. During her nineteen year career, she has worked with dynamic organizations ranging from start-ups to global enterprises.


Kate has served an array of organizations across industries and ownership structures. These include, but are not limited to, healthcare, insurance, real estate, professional services, energy and manufacturing.

She is widely viewed by clients in Central Ohio as a valued and trusted business partner. Kate has significant experience advising executive leaders and supporting talented workforces with wide-ranging skill sets. She has helped organizations strengthen their leadership teams and manage change. Kate brings proven experience elevating employment brands and employee engagement.

Prior to founding Kate & Co. Advisors, Kate served as a human resource executive for a Columbus-based real estate developer for twelve years. During her tenure, the company expanded operations across multiple states and increased its headcount ten-fold. She began her career as a professional recruiter for a global talent management solution company.

Kate received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a minor in Human Resource Management from Miami University. Kate is a certified Human Resource Professional through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). HRCI is the world’s most recognized credential for HR professionals. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

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