K. Scott and Associates, LLC

Business Results Through High Impact People Solutions



Kathie Scott, Founder and President of K. Scott and Associates, 
has over 25 years of leadership and executive management experience.
Prior to launching her consulting practice in 2014, she held executive
leadership roles in Organizational and Leadership Development with
a regional home center retailer and with regional and global financial
institutions. In previous roles, she has also had senior management
and P&L responsibility that included functional ​areas of sales, operations,
and customer service.

She has passion, expertise and proven success in developing leaders, building high performing teams, designing strategic change strategies focused on the human side of change, training design and facilitation and coaching and consulting with all levels of management to achieve higher levels of performance, engagement and results. Kathie is a relationship builder who is not only interested in the business challenge but genuinely cares about the people with whom she works.

Kathie graduated from The Pennsylvania State University and completed a Certification Program for Leadership and Organizational Development through Linkage, Inc. and DePaul University. She is certified in numerous assessment tools such as MBTI, DISC and CCL’s 360 Instruments and is certified to deliver leadership training by AchieveGlobal, DDI and ELI, Inc.

In 2011 and 2015, Kathie was invited to join the faculty of Linkage Inc. as a Learning Team Leader for their Women in Leadership Institute. More recently, Kathie has been a guest speaker at the Center for Women's Conference and at the Carolina Bankers' Women in Leadership Symposium.
She is a member of the Midlands South Carolina Chapter of ATD and has presented for one of the Chapter meetings. Committed to “paying it forward,” Kathie has served on the Gold Award Committee for the Girl Scouts of the Midlands and Upstate and has served as a Mentor at Columbia College, Columbia S.C.  

​K. Scott and Associates has been engaged with diverse businesses and non-profit organizations across South Carolina including United Community Bank, South State Bank, TD Bank, MTC Federal Credit Union, Dilmar Oil Co., The South Carolina Aquarium, University of South Carolina Upstate and others.

​You will find Kathie to be a credible, collaborative and authentic professional business partner and coach. She is also an engaging facilitator and speaker. Her favorite mantras which she weaves into many conversations are "Choices & Consequences," "Intent vs. Impact,"​ and "Focus Forward."

We welcome the opportunity to partner with you to create customized high impact people solutions that will meet your business needs.

“I’ve had the distinct pleasure of working with Kathie Scott for many of my 25 years in the banking and financial services industry. Her professional savvy and expertise have truly served as a cornerstone for me and my direct reports in our leadership development journey. Many of the leadership and management principles she’s shared still serve as a guide for me today.” 

Marilyn Drayton

Senior Vice President

Community Development Manager -
Florida Region

Wells Fargo Government Community Relations Group

Jacksonville, FL