Staff Spotlight: Kate Scaglione

Kate ScaglioneAs a Member Engagement Manager, Kate Scaglione serves as the primary liaison connecting members to Partnership programs and resources. Learn some more about Kate here and read on for a brief Q&A.

Q: What is your background in/what type of work were you in before the Partnership?

A: I started out in the tour and travel industry but have spent most of my career in sales, marketing and communication, including 7 years as Director of Marketing & Communications at Destination Niagara USA (formerly Niagara Tourism & Convention Corporation) and 7 years as Group Sales Manager at Shea’s Performing Arts Center.

Q: How did your past experience prepare you for your current role at the Partnership?

A; Building an extensive network of contacts and being familiar with economic development in the bi-national Buffalo Niagara region has provided me with a broad understanding of business in the area and the needs of our members.

Q: Tell us a little known fact about yourself:

A: I play the trombone…. Just kidding!

Q: What do you like to do for fun?

A: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, eating, drinking, reading, going to barre class.

Q: Best Buffalo Hidden Gem:

Party on the Portico at the Buffalo History Museum.

Q: What is your favorite part about living in Buffalo?

A: Being on the water, easy access to domestic and international travel, outstanding cultural assets and big city amenities at Buffalo prices!