Kate Tonjum

Co-Founder, Chief Engagement Officer

Kate is a leader in business administration with expertise in human resources, operations management and public relations. A multifaceted executive, Kate has built a reputation for success by developing transformation and positive culture in organizations, driving legislative actions and developing turn-key public relations solutions.

Kate earned her undergraduate degree in Hospitality Management and launched her career in hotel development with Marriott International. She then took her entrepreneurial spirit and vision to join startup GrandStay Hospitality LLC. Over the years, she was instrumental in franchise sales and development, market analysis and public relations.

In 2013 Kate transitioned from the hospitality industry to the medical and dental executive platform. She co-founded Lighthouse Strategic Solutions with her business partner Lisa Sammon. Their areas of focus includes: Full Service Executive Management; Strategic Planning and Executive Leadership; Financial Management and Oversight; Healthy Organizations and Human Capital.

In 2021 Kate earned an Executive Master of Business Administration Certificate along with a Certificate of Excellence in Business from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, Executive Education.