Kathleen Hanson

Of Counsel

Kathy joined Marts&Lundy in 2008 as a Senior Consultant, bringing nearly 20 years of experience at independent schools. She served as leader of the Schools practice from 2011 - 2015.

Prior to joining the firm full-time, Kathy served at Baylor School as Assistant Head/Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs. In this capacity, she directed development, admissions and financial aid, alumni relations, parent relations, communications, marketing, and summer programs at the 1,200-student day/boarding school. Prior to Baylor School, Kathy served as Director of Institutional Advancement at The Fessenden School in West Newton, MA, from 1994-1999.

Kathy’s nationally known expertise in marketing led NAIS to select Kathy as editor of The NAIS Handbook on Marketing Independent Schools (published 2011). ). Kathy was a member of  CASE board of trustees and also a member of The Enrollment Management Association Board. Kathy is an active volunteer in her community.   


Chattanooga, Tennessee


  • University of New Hampshire, B.S.

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