Business Manager | Business Consultant | Strategist
Kathrine Farris is the Owner, Consultant, and Strategist behind the Marketecs team.
Kathrine is a highly motivated entrepreneur who values creativity and technology as a means to improve marketing, operations, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Kathrine lives and operates out of beautiful Southern Midcoast Maine (USA). Where she has over 20 years of experience in technology, marketing, administration, and managerial operations. Her experience includes customer service, retail sales, finance, education, non-profits, and (of course) small business. Her background is well-rounded including; formal training and education, employment training, and hands-on participation in various organizations and events.
Kathrine has an Associate of Applied Science degree in Administrative Office Management from Southern Maine Community College, an Associate of Science degree in Business and Technology from Southern Maine Community College, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine.
Kathrine is a certified partner and expert project management consultant for Teamwork.com.
In July of 2017, she received the Optimization and Testing Specialist certification from Digital Marketer.
In April of 2012, she became certified in Professional Virtual Speaker Support.
Past Professional Experience
Kathrine spent over 12 years in community banking institutions, performing roles such as Vice President and Branch Manager, Financial Administrative Assistant, and even Compliance Specialist. And in each role, she found herself automating and optimizing processes through the use of technology to make herself and others more efficient and effective.
Kathrine was an Instructor of Computer Applications at a Southern Maine Community College for four years, where the majority of her curriculum is based on word processing, spreadsheet applications, presentation design, and formatting techniques.
Kathrine has also organized and assisted with non-profit fundraising events, acted as Treasurer for various organizations, and was a Notary Public for the State of Maine.
She has always been regarded by coworkers, clients, and community members as highly organized, an expert in software programs, and a creative problem solver. Kathrine has been featured and quoted in various publications for her expertise as well as highlighted as a guest speaker at various events.
Kathrine is a wife to a supportive stay-at-home-dad, who cares for their two boys and old farm house. In her time away from her computer, Kathrine enjoys getting out and kayaking, camping, and hiking with all her boys. She loves dance, architecture and travel, and even made the desks that she uses in her studio office space. Kathrine is a self-proclaimed chocoholic and coffee addict. And during ‘quite time’, she enjoys reading anything from The Cat in the Hat to Ayn Rand to the Bible.