Kate Chmielewski

Director, Marketing

Kate joins Cresset Partners as its Director of Marketing. She is responsible for leading integrated marketing efforts, overseeing high-level strategy, communications, and go-to-market execution.

Prior to joining Cresset, Kate served as Growth Marketing Manager at NextCapital Group, Chicago-based fintech. At NextCapital, Kate built out and led all marketing and communications efforts, both internal and external. Prior to NextCapital, she held similar positions at Appriss Insights, a Louisville-based software developer and data provider, and at GCM Grosvenor, a Chicago-based alternative investments firm.

Kate grew up in upstate New York and graduated summa cum laude from St. Bonaventure University with a BA in Communications and Political Science. She went on to receive her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from St. Bonaventure the following year. Kate currently lives outside of Chicago with her husband, Matt, their three kids, and their trusty golden retriever, Maizy.