Kate Swift is the Manager of Community Engagement at Extend- A – Family Waterloo Region.
For almost a decade, Kate has been focused on Community Development and the social sector; building opportunities for people to connect and thrive is her jam! Kate is an accomplished development and event manager who loves to listen and share stories about the people she meets. A lifetime in the hospitality industry has taught her that everyone is a VIP and that is just as important to have a strategic plan as it is to be able to think on your feet. can help you exceed your goals, build your community and foster relationships with your stakeholders.
What Kate knows for sure: that knowledge is power and best when shared; grumpy people are usually just hungry or tired; Paul Simon’s Graceland is the one album she would listen to forever; and that when approached with kindness and thoughtfulness, anything can happen.