Katherine Rutherford, Administrative Assistant
As administrative assistant, Katherine Rutherford provides crucial support to HCM Strategists’ postsecondary division, managing schedules and day-to-day operations, and lending assistance on client projects. With over a decade of experience in office management and administration, Katherine is eager to support policy research and development that advocates a postsecondary education environment that is accessible and equitable to students of all ages and backgrounds.
Prior to joining HCM, Katherine served as office administrator for FMC Technologies, Inc., where she provided key administrative and managerial support to an expansive oil and energy corporation. She previously held a similar position with Newfield Exploration, where she performed various administrative duties including management of daily office logistics, support for emerging satellite locations, and execution of annual corporate events. Katherine is known for consistently excellent work production and is valued for her ability to remain detail-oriented while juggling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Raised in both Iowa and southern California, Katherine now resides in Denver, CO with her husband and two children. She enjoys an active life outdoors, preferring to spend time with her family camping, snowboarding, and coaching her daughter’s volleyball team. Katherine is passionate about community engagement and is an active participant in events such as Race for the Cure and raising awareness and support for victims of domestic violence.