L. Washington, DC
Life at FGS Global
Develops integrated communications campaigns for clients in the firm’s Health practice with particular expertise in public health, coalition building and campaign execution.
Life Pre-FGS Global
Spent nearly a decade leading public health campaigns, including as Deputy Director of Engagement at Genetic Alliance and Outreach Director for Text4baby.
Life Beyond FGS Global
Sports fan and D.C. area native, Kathleen cheers for home-town teams and the Wolverines. Find her exploring the city with her husband and rambunctious Goldendoodle.
As a Managing Director on FGS Global’s Health team in Washington, D.C., Kathleen Marks brings more than a decade of expertise in health communications, coalition building, message development and delivery, grassroots mobilization and campaign execution. Kathleen has worked with a variety of health clients, including corporations, coalitions, health systems, health technology companies and foundations to implement effective integrated communications campaigns.
Prior to joining the firm, Kathleen led public health campaigns and initiatives focused on meaningfully engaging patients and communities to improve their health and well-being. Serving as the Deputy Director of Engagement for Genetic Alliance, she developed communications and stakeholder engagement strategies designed to change the culture of clinical research and health care through the active involvement of patients, caregivers, advocates, and communities.
Earlier in her career, Kathleen directed outreach for the award-winning Text4baby campaign, a mobile health service designed to improve maternal and child health. In this role, she led the team that built a coalition of more than 1,400 maternal and child organizations at the national, state, and local levels. She oversaw the development and implementation of grassroots and media campaigns in all 50 states to activate a million moms to enroll in the service.
Kathleen holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a Master of Public Health from The George Washington University.