Cedar River Group
Not just any results, but team achievements that make a measurable difference in other people's lives.
Clients value Kathy's ability to get that kind of results through her
dynamic and creative approach to the management of complex projects and partnerships.
Over a career spanning 30 years and leadership roles in government, nonprofits and sports, Kathy
has created a long track record of excellent results for a broad variety of challenging assignments.
career working for the city of Seattle.
When appointed Superintendent of Parks and Recreation, Hundley took Kathy
with him - leading her to four remarkable years as Director of Management for Seattle Parks.
A strong interest in Russian people and their culture took Scanlan to the Goodwill Games as Executive Vice President in 1990.
managed an $80 million budget, 500 paid staff and10,000 volunteers in an event that featured 2,500 athletes from around the world, artists from the then-Soviet Union
and a people-to-people home-stay exchange program.
Following the success of the Games, Kathy spent the next eight years in international sports, working for the Seattle Supersonics, World Cup Soccer and the World University Games in Buffalo, New York.
The culmination of her sports career was serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States.
tenure, the women's team received the first United States team gold medal at the 1996 Olympics, and Kathy
initiated major changes in the way the sport deals with women's health issues, in the development of men's gymnastics and in USA Gymnastics
' involvement with its international associations.
Since returning home to Seattle with her
family in 1998, Kathy
has consulted on a wide variety of interesting assignments, often returning to her
roots in government and in the management of nonprofits.
She was one of two lead managers for the opening of the Experience Music Project and has worked on numerous assignments with Cedar River Group.
These range from the Seattle Chinese Garden, to the development of financial and business plans for museums, to the creation of new approaches to performance measurement for the Washington State Department
Kathy graduated from Lewis and Clark College and has a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Washington.
lives on Bainbridge Island with her
husband Pat, and she
enjoys long visits with her
two children in the Seattle area and with her
devotes herself to cooking, and she
particularly enjoys taking cooking classes and assisting at a local cooking school.