Business Executives For National Security

Katie Kenning

Director for California

Katie joined BENS in 2010 and brings experience in strategic marketing, business development, customer relationship management and membership development. Katie came to BENS from the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce where she set a new bar for membership growth and retention.

Prior to the SF Chamber, Katie successfully co-founded Capulet Marine, and began her career as a product marketing manager in Hewlett-Packard’s Worldwide Software Services Division. Katie earned her undergraduate degree at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and an MBA, with a concentration in marketing, from Notre Dame University, Belmont. Katie serves as a volunteer Health Cities math tutor. She enjoys hiking, sailing, scuba diving, and is a sports enthusiast.