Lubbers balances long term strategic planning with immediate and tangible results. As an entrepreneur, business owner and as Managing Partner of several LLC’s, she knows what it takes to blend a team of professionals.
Kathy served as Senior Advisor and media surrogate for Newt Gingrich during his 2012 Republican Presidential campaign. Her experience in politics spans four decades and includes strategy, team building, communications, public relations, media and fundraising. Specific appearances include: “The View,” CNN’s “Wolf Blitzer,” “Piers Morgan,” Fox News Channel’s “Fox and Friends,” and “The Sean Hannity Show.” She also appeared on CNN en Espanol, FOX News Latino and radio Mambi.
She understands the strategy behind the business of building personal platforms into strong brands as well as the specific tactical components critical in implementation. As an example, she has been a driving force in negotiating and promoting eleven New York Times bestsellers.
As President and CEO of Gingrich Communications, Inc., Kathy was responsible for all aspects of the Speaker Gingrich’s communications strategies. Her team executed a weekly e-newsletter with 850,000 readers, garnering over a million followers on Twitter and 120,000 Facebook fans.
Having Rheumatoid Arthritis for over twenty-five years, Kathy is dedicated to finding a cure. As founder of the A2A4A (America 2 Anywhere 4 Arthritis) Team, she has followed the “Galloway” method to complete 6 marathons worldwide raising funds ($190,000 and climbing) and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation. Kathy served eight years on the Arthritis Foundation’s National Board and chaired the Marketing and Fundraising Committee for 4 years.
Kathy delights in guiding teams and organizations to achieve their “highest selves” by identifying their strengths and focusing on the key components of leadership, relationships and performance.
Kathy interviewed for what is now StoryShare during the test phase and has since become an invaluable Advisor to Legacy and StoryShare.