The Founder of Cabanas Consulting, Katie Cabanas is a branding expert with domestic and international experience. From AT&T and Coca-Cola to the University of Miami and A-ROD CORP., Katie loves to develop ways to connect people to brands and causes to create lasting value.
Prior to Cabanas Consulting, Katie served as the Vice President of Operations for
A-ROD CORP. where she was responsible for strategic planning and implementation of all branding, marketing and philanthropy. There, Katie worked closely with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball on various youth and philanthropic initiatives.
Before joining A-ROD CORP, Katie raised major and principal gifts at the University of Miami. Katie helped launch the $1.6 billion Momentum campaign, oversaw the fundraising efforts of the undergraduate academic schools and colleges while expanding relationships with individual and large corporate donors.
Before the University of Miami, Katie was with the global marketing firm, Golin. There she worked with U.S. and international clients, specializing in U.S. Hispanic accounts and Crisis Management. Fluent in Spanish, Katie also worked in the telecommunications industry with Anixter and AT&T, in both the Central American and US offices where she lived.
Originally from the Midwest, Katie holds a Masters in Business Administration from Florida International University, a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Dayton and is an active volunteer in the Miami community where she and her husband are raising their four children.