Kathryn is an agency designer and creative turned recruiter and career coach. She joined the team at Kay & Black in early 2015 and helped launch Kay & Black’s coaching division perQ in 2017.
In her first full-time advertising gig, Kathryn helped build We Are Social’s New York office. Over a few years, she grew the creative team from one to six designers, wearing many hats — from art director to designer, project manager to recruiter. Creatively, she worked with clients such as: Reebok, Beats by Dre, Netflix, Old Navy, Banana Republic, AMC, Hyatt, 20th Century Fox and more.
Kim holds a Ph.D. in positive organizational psychology from Claremont Graduate University and serves as MD of NOBL’s Los Angeles office. As an executive coach, Kim has worked with leaders at companies as diverse as Warner Bros., Human Longevity, and the Getty Leadership Institute. A former journalist and pro athlete, Kim’s research helps companies get beyond reward and punishment to motivate their people through passion, purpose and flow.
After years of helping the Fortune 500 develop innovative new products and services, Bud came to a realization: organizations don’t suffer from a lack of ideas, they suffer from ways of working that kill innovative ideas. He founded NOBL to help organizations respond to a world of increasing change by fusing design thinking with organizational psychology.
Natalya Sverjensky has spent the past decade building, advising and leading organizations that are creating a new blueprint for work. She is currently Director of Organizational Change at NOBL Collective, where she heads up the New York practice, coaches executives to grow their leadership skills, and leads embedded change teams on the ground for clients across the US and Europe.
Throughout my career I’ve always been the de facto “people person” and over the last several years gravitated toward a specific focus on people and operations. Agency life is in my blood and I’ve held senior leadership positions through launch, transition and growth phases in various creative agencies, with a brief stint client side at Yahoo! I’m a firm believer in servant leadership and love coaching people to have meaningful and fulfilling careers.