Aisle 518 Strategies

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Kathie Kovach is the COO at Aisle 518 Strategies, where she handles the business and people operations of the company and oversees accounting. She also focuses on building the agency’s culture and organization development.

With over 15 years of experience in digital advertising, Kathie has overseen the financial management of $600 million in ad spend across political, non-profit, advocacy, government, and corporate accounts.

Before joining Aisle 518 Strategies in 2019, Kathie worked at Bully Pulpit Interactive as a Senior Media Director managing strategy, planning, buying, ad operations, and media analytics. During the 2014 and 2016 political cycles, she was a lead consultant with Hillary for America, DCCIE, SMP, DNC, and Priorities USA on their persuasion advertising campaigns. Other clients she has worked with include HRC, ACLU, End Citizen’s United, Elizabeth Warren, DSCC, Emily’s List, and the Gates Foundation.

Kathie graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing and has a Master of Science degree in management and organizational development from NYU.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking (making lots of breakfast tacos!), hosting board game parties, reading mystery novels, and spending time with her dog Max.