Senior Account Manager
Kathleen Brust has spent more than 30 years writing, editing, developing and implementing communications strategies for corporations
around the world.
A gifted writer and skilled editor, Kathleen leads the firm’s editorial practice area including newsletters, e-newsletters, magazines, brochures, websites, annual reports, video scripts and speeches. A stickler for clear, accurate work delivered on or before deadline, Kathleen has extensive experience in coordinating the production of written and video materials. Her contributions have:
Kathleen joined Commerce Bank as Vice President of Corporate Communications, directing projects and campaigns to promote the bank’s unique retail strategy, customer service philosophy, and culture. She wrote, edited, and managed the bank’s annual report, annual corporate giving report, corporate newsletters, employee magazine, in-house WOW!-TV, training materials, advertorials, and executive speeches.
Prior to joining Commerce Bank, Kathleen was VP of Consulting Services for HRN, Inc., a global corporate communications and strategic consulting firm serving clients in the US, Australia, and the UK.
Kathleen has authored or contributed to hundreds of public policy forecasts, research projects, communications assessments, and white papers. She has facilitated focus groups, developed and implemented surveys, and developed and conducted communications and outreach training programs for multi-national corporations.
Kathleen earned a bachelor’s degree in English/Communications from Cabrini College, Radnor, PA. From 2011 through 2014, Kathleen was a member of the Board of Trustees for the Rancocas Conservancy, a land trust that has preserved nearly 2,000 acres in the Rancocas Creek Watershed in Burlington County, NJ.
An avid kayaker and reader, Kathleen also loves to cook for her friends, spend time in Cape May, NJ, and is devoted to her English Bulldog, Kia.