Kate Duchene, Chief Legal Officer & Executive VP of Human Resources, Resources Global Professionals

Since joining Resources Global Professionals in 1999, Kate Duchene has helped build and oversee the multinational professional services firm's infrastructure, processes and talent base, as well as manage and enable the Company's continued growth and profitability. Under her executive leadership, Resources has continued to thrive since going public in December 2000 and has expanded its operations to service an impressive and diverse client base of more than 2,200 companies, including more than half of the Fortune Global 100. Previously, Kate practiced law for nine years with O'Melveny & Myers LLP, a Los Angeles, California law firm specializing in labor and employment matters. She received her J.D., Cum Laude, from New York University and her B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. Kate also serves on the Board of Directors of Human Options, as President elect, an organization that assists victims of domestic violence.