Katya currently serves as Van Petten Group’s Account Executive for our client-partner, The Insurance Regulatory Examiners Society (IRES). In this role, Katya oversees and leads the day-to-day management of the association including its governance: board and committees, administration, financials/budgeting, marketing, professional development/certification program, and overseeing its annual CDS conference including the planning, on-site management, and city/site-selection. She excels in managing in an administrative and creative capacity across the various departments.
Katya’s passion for impeccability, identifying needs, finding resources, and willingness to connect and find a common ground necessary for fruitful collaboration among the board members and the VPG team that assists her makes her a great asset to the team at Van Petten Group, IRES, and our other client-partners that she assists.
Favorite motto / quote: “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” (George Bernard Shaw)
When you are not at VPG you are: Working on furniture restoration at Jeglova Creative Collective, painting watercolors, rehabbing a building in North Lawndale, rock climbing, participating in Landmark Education and spending time with friends and loved ones.
One person you’d like to meet (dead or alive): Leonard Cohen
What do you want to do when you grow up: I am grateful to report that I am doing what I want in my career now in the present. I would love to integrate more travel into my work lifestyle as well.
Greatest achievement: Completing the Landmark curriculum for living and creating the life that I love, both professionally and personally.