Kate Pratt is the Vice President of Operations for the SC Association for Community Economic Development where she oversees all program staff and financial resources. Kate supports member CDCs and CDFIs through the provision of technical assistance, develops partnerships that increase visibility and represents the organization at community, educational and political events Additionally Kate is involved in resource development, advocacy and the capacity building of non-profits to increase the impact they have on local communities.
Kate currently serves on First Horizon CRA Advisory Council, Truist Community Development Council as well as the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) Board of Directors.
Kate is a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in public relations. She was Development Director for the Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties, Executive Director of Summerville D.R.E.A.M. and Resource Development Director for Pro Bono Legal Services before joining the SCACED staff in 2008. She is happily married to Eric Pratt of Charleston, SC and they have three sons Finlay, Cullen and Murphy Pratt.