Welcoming Kate DesRosier to ZINO Society Team!

Kate DesRosier, ZINO Society Dealflow & Operations Manager

I am so pleased to welcome Kate DesRosier to the ZINO Society team as our new Dealflow and Operations ManagerKate was selected after an extensive and laborious search of many qualified candidates.  Kate will be working directly with all the entrepreneurs and our ZINO Society Screening and Coaching Boards overseeing our entire dealflow processes.

Kate has worked with entrepreneurs and startup companies for the past several years, most recently in the university technology transfer space at UW’s Center for Commercialization. Kate holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from UW and a master’s in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University. She has a background in mental health counseling, makeup artistry and social development research; widely varying fields that add up to a wealth of experience. She enjoys being immersed in the energy and creativity of the startup world and supporting entrepreneurs toward their goals.


In Kate’s spare time she volunteers with several non-profits that serve underprivileged and marginalized youth. She is involved with Ruby Room, a volunteer-run prom dress boutique that offers formal wear free of charge to Greater Puget Sound teenagers who qualify for the free and reduced lunch program at school. She is also a member of the scholarship application review committee for Seattle Pride Foundation, an organization that supports the educational goals of LGBTQ youth and young adults.

Welcome to ZINO Society Kate! 

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