Kate Barrett

Marketing Partner, Washington DC

As NEA's Marketing Partner, Kate leads the development and execution of NEA’s global marketing strategy, including communications, public relations and marketing portfolio services. She works closely with the firm's portfolio companies, providing both strategic counsel and tactical support on communications and marketing initiatives. Prior to joining NEA in 2007, Kate held corporate communications roles at MedImmune, with a particular focus on corporate branding and digital media. She previously held a variety of communications and project management roles at The Kroger Co. and The E. W. Scripps Company. She began her career at The Cincinnati Enquirer. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism at Miami University.

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  • Ireland Ireland
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  • Miami University
    1992–1997 Miami University
  • Gannett
    1996–1997 The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Scripps
    1997–2001 The E. W. Scripps Company
  • Kroger
    2001–2004 The Kroger Co.
  • MedImmune
    2004–2007 MedImmune
  • NEA
    2007–present New Enterprise Associates