Katherine G. Byrd

Vice President
Vice President, Federal Civilian and Homeland Security

Kate Byrd is responsible for developing and executing BayFirst’s strategic growth and marketing plans for the Federal Civilian market in alignment with corporate core competencies and skills. Prior to joining BayFirst, Kate spent over 11 years managing and supporting a range of Federal policy & strategy development, intelligence training efforts and information process improvement initiatives within the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Prior to supporting the Federal government, Kate spent over 10 years working in the nonprofit sector, focusing on crime prevention strategies, youth programs, and national level policy initiatives.

Kate holds a BA from the University of Kentucky, an MS from Georgia State University, and holds a Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt.