Kathy Berta, Vice President

Kathy directs field organizing, coalition building, government relations and public affairs campaigns for several of R Strategy Group’s clients. She develops and implements strategies to advance key policy initiatives at the local, state and federal level on issues including public health, civic engagement and pre-K-12 education. Prior to joining R Strategy Group, Kathy worked as a field director on statewide issue and candidate campaigns, including a campaign to overhaul Ohio’s election system. She served for several years as a policy analyst and legislative liaison for the Cleveland Municipal School District, where she worked with local, state and federal governments on education and health and human services issues. Kathy started her career in public affairs with Planned Parenthood of Greater Cleveland, where she expanded the organization’s grassroots and online advocacy efforts and developed an agency volunteer program. Kathy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies and is a licensed attorney in Ohio.