Kate Filer joined the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s Events Department in 2014. Through her role as Assistant Director of Events, she became involved in the Foundation’s event strategy and operations featuring Marine Scholars and alumni. Realizing that her interactions with students, alumni, and families were the highlight of her role, she transitioned to the Scholarship Department to be a part of the heart of the mission in 2018. As the Director of Scholarship Programs, Kate is responsible for managing the daily operations for the Scholarship Foundation’s financial need-based, best in class scholarship program. Kate graduated from the Pennsylvania State University. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two children.