Kansas City Bid for 2026 World Cup
Jul 27, 2022
Katherine Holland, Director, KC 2026 FIFA
Kansas City Bid for 2026 World Cup

Katherine assumed the role of Director of the KC2026 FIFA World Cup Bid after serving as Director of Marketing & Sales for the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation since early 2017.  She returned to Kansas City in late 2015 and served as Executive Director of the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.  Katherine has cultivated a successful career focused in Sports & Entertainment Marketing.

She has sourced, negotiated and managed the activation of large-scale partnerships on behalf of several financial services companies including American Express, JPMorgan Chase and Visa.  She has also worked on the agency side with Momentum Worldwide as well as the property side as Vice President of Partnership Strategy for the Madison Square Garden Company in New York City.

Katherine grew up in Kansas City, MO before heading out east to attend Trinity College in Hartford, CT where she earned a BA in American Studies.  She later earned her MBA, with a double major in Marketing and Comms/Media Management, from Fordham University.