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Kat Skiles

Vice President of Communications & Marketing

Kat Skiles is NGP VAN's VP of Communications and Marketing. Kat began her career on Capitol Hill in 2006, where she most recently served as Press Secretary & Director of Online Strategy for the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives. At each point in her career, Kat has worked to strengthen the brand and message of the Democratic officials and organizations for whom she was employed, which included the development of both online and offline strategy guidance for Members of Congress and their staffs. Kat has additionally served the campaigns of Congressman Waxman and Congresswoman Speier, as well as the podium script staff at the Democratic National Convention. She has been recognized as Washington City Paper's Best Gay Activist and the Washington Blade's Best Hill Staffer. A fifth-generation Utahn, Kat's heart remains Salt Lake City, which she still refers to as home.

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