I am an athlete to my core and committed to winning, particularly for my clients. My experience spans launching companies from stealth, leading IPOs and guiding public companies to the next phase of growth.
From South Shore to South End to South of Market, read on to find out what Mal loves about where she's lived.
Tech PR is so unexpected and I love the pace at which everything changes. My favorite challenge is unpacking super technical and unsexy tech into something that a broader audience can understand.
I’ve done it all throughout my career – from storage and security, to fashion and lifestyle. While I like it all, I particularly dig working with connected consumer companies that are disrupting established industries.
Before joining the Highwire crew, I was a VP at Inner Circle Labs, a boutique PR agency focused on frontier tech clients. Prior to Inner Circle Labs, I worked in the SHIFT and LEWIS Boston offices. Clearly I love agency-side!
I was a campus tour guide to prospective students throughout college. Giving tours never felt like a job to me – even when it was 10 degrees or pouring rain, I loved sharing all of Boston University’s history, opportunities and special features. BU began sending me around the U.S. to speak to prospective and accepted students, which was such an amazing opportunity. As I was thinking of “what I wanted to be when I grew up,” PR seemed like such a natural extension of everything I loved about being a BU ambassador.
Milking my gym membership for every penny – you’ll likely find me running, spinning or rolling around a yoga mat. On the flip side, I’m obsessed with baking my way through dessert cookbooks.
I was born in Hawaii, raised in the Bay Area and lived in Boston for nearly 10 years. All of these places feel like home to me.
For Hawaii, I miss the land, how easy-going everyone is and my family. As for Boston, I miss every inch of the South End, how much people celebrate beautiful weather and the easy access to lobster.
Everyone at Highwire is hands-on with client work and the principals are no exception. Some of the brands Kathleen has worked with.
Our teams combine strategic thinking with forward-looking drive and bold creativity. We have also formed trusted relationships that result from decades of success in strategic communications. This all adds up to our winning formula of insights + influence = impact.
We're ready to combine our expertise with your ambitions to help you reach a higher level.