Cate LeSourd

Marketing & Community Manager

As the Marketing & Community Manager at HPA, Cate drives and strengthens HPA’s internal and external communities by spearheading all of HPA’s internal communications and brand marketing. Additionally, she manages member and partner relationships and develops internal education and engagement initiatives for the HPA community.

Prior to joining HPA, Cate worked at an experiential marketing agency, a PR agency, and a startup, which provided her with a diverse range of skills in marketing, writing, design, and strategy. Cate graduated with honors from Elon University with a degree in Strategic Communications with minors in Human Services and Entrepreneurship.

In October of 2021, Cate published and launched her first book, Coming of Age: Our Journey into Adulthood. From a survey sent to over a thousand twenty- and thirty-somethings nationwide, she uncovered common experiences and emotions during the life transition from college into adulthood. In her spare time, Cate enjoys exploring local coffee shops, going on long bike rides, and investing in her community.