Kate Shehan is Vice President at HVS Executive Search and based in the Baltimore/Washington DC area. Her career in Human Resources spans over 30 years with a primary focus in the restaurant industry as Vice President of Human Resources at Crown Golf Properties, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Legal Sea Foods, Cosi and Roti Modern Mediterranean. Kate began her hospitality career in high school working for a gourmet food store and upon graduation from college spent the next 12 years with Chart House Restaurants. She earned a MBA degree from Loyola University Maryland and is a graduate from Penn State University’s Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management School with a BS. She volunteers her time at the Alumni in the Classroom Event for the hospitality school speaking and mentoring students.