Kate St. Clair brings more than forty years of expertise from her unprecedented accomplishments as a corporate executive and business owner. Her success as a business woman in the corporate world was the genesis of her consulting firm, PowerSource Int’l, through which she empowered entrepreneurs and corporate executives to lead their enterprises to a sustainable future. She was led to a chair position with Convene by her desire to transform lives and businesses globally for God’s glory by integrating scriptural principles in the marketplace and influencing Kingdom Living Beyond Sunday.
As an Entrepreneur and Business Owner of Fit ‘n Free, born out of her successful battle with breast cancer without radiation or chemotherapy, she currently manages a direct selling business line to provide empowerment to achieve natural healing and complete health.
Throughout her career, Ms. St. Clair has contributed countless hours advancing the missions of organizations in her resident communities. She has served in active leadership roles on the boards of notable entities such as: Orange County Pacific Chorale; South Coast Repertory Theater; Prescott Chamber of Commerce; Prescott POPS Symphony; and US S&L Institute of Financial Education. As Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Executive Vice Chair of the Foundation Board, she led the Orange County School of the Arts through an unprecedented charter transition and expansion to its current preeminent national acclaim. She also has a lifetime of applying her leadership skills through her women’s and music ministry.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Colorado and an MBA from National University, and is certified as a trainer/evaluator in Total Quality Management. She has been published in several professional journals, is a sought-after speaker, advisor and facilitator for organizations and trade associations, and has received numerous awards for her contribution. She is a graduate of Prescott Area Leadership and served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Yavapai College.
Ms. St. Clair’s successful business career has been enhanced perpetually by her participation in the field of entertainment as a competitive amateur ballroom dancer and a professional vocalist with operatic and musical theater companies, and prominent choral ensembles in the United States and Europe. Backstage she has worked as director, producer and business manager. As a devoted Christian woman, she regularly contributes her talents to leading music worship in her church. She is also an accomplished equestrian, training and showing her horses in amateur competitions and is certified as an Equine-Assisted Psychotherapist. She served as the Equine Program Manager at Eagle Ranch, a Christ-centered home for boys and girls in crisis and in need of hope and healing. She introduces the creative and unique partnership with horses to influence and equip children with the skills to develop productive relationships in their lives.
A few of her notable successes as an executive:
She grew a start-up Savings and Loan from $3MM to $300MM in assets in three years and sold the company for 3 ½X Book Value.
She converted a troubled $30MM financial institution into a productive $50MM enterprise in the 18 months that included the stock market crash of 1987 and sold it for 1 ½X Book Value.
She restored a failing financial institution to 1.5% ROA and 16% ROE.
As a Consultant Ms. St. Clair has coached leaders of companies in a diverse array of industries, for profit and non-profit, public and private, through critical periods of dynamic change and productive growth:
$100MM insurance company grew to Fortune 500 status.
$50MM restaurant group doubled revenues and increased Profit margins by 4%.
$3MM graphic design firm grew to $5MM and international recognition.
Real Estate Sales Brokerage achieved nationwide top sales honors for more than 10 consecutive years.
Areas of Specialty
Human Capital Development
“… Kate walks on water … our third year with her facilitating our management retreat”
President, multi-billion dollar bank
“… outstanding job of facilitating workshops & training our managers to work and think like a team”
Owner, multistate restaurant group
“… a model of organization, commitment, management and leadership”
Sr Executive, quality systems
“… energy, enthusiasm and passion were abundant; what I learned was invaluable”
VP, real estate management company
“… materials were impeccably prepared and delivered with verve and panache…best sales training we ever had”
President, imaging company
“… we all have good, strong and true solutions…for continuous improvement”
Reg. Dir, Nat’l hotel chain
ABOUT OUR TEAM
Convene’s mission is to connect, equip, and inspire Christian CEOs and business owners to grow exceptional businesses, become higher-impact leaders and honor God. Through peer-to-peer and executive coaching insight. Growing toward increased personal and business impact. Leading to an ultimate Kingdom legacy.