Lakeland Derby

Announcement 7-28-2017

Kathryn is a Lakeland native who maintains an active involvement in not only the Lakeland community but also its surrounding communities. She is employed with MADE in Lakeland as an Account Executive and Business Developer, and she is a 2012 graduate of the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Marketing.

Kathryn is used to wearing many hats, switching gears with ease. She currently serves as the Chair of ENGAGE, an Ambassador with the Bartow Chamber, graduate of Leadership Bartow, Class XVI, Board Member for the Early Learning Coalition and her 2017 Leaders of Polk team , Lakeland’s Most Swanted was the proud winner of the 2017 Derby Dash and the 2nd place finisher in their fundraising efforts, raising $8793 for LVIM!

“The benefits LVIM provides in our community are hard to truly quantify and the success of the Lakeland Derby goes a long way in helping them perform their mission. My experience as a Leader of Polk was amazing and I am honored and excited about the opportunity to be Mama Swan, but know I have HUGE shoes to fill. Greta and Kim have blazed an impressive path before me and I look forward to leading the next Leaders of Polk, it’s going to be a great year!”

Congratulations, Kathryn and we look forward to a fantastic 2018 Derby with you!!!

 Capture Video Click here to watch the 2017 Derby Video




For more information about the Lakeland Derby or how you can sponsor, donate, volunteer or participate,

Please contact us:

Volunteer information:

Kathy Guin

(863) 688-5846 ext 116

Sponsorship/Event Information

Alice Koehler  or  Sonia Browning  @ 863-606-1552