Kathy Hummel is a graduate of Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA) and holds a BFA in Radio and Television and minor in German. In her position as office manager for the Town of Southampton Housing Authority (TSHA), Kathy coordinates Hampton Bays Apartments facilities staff and assignments and acts as a liaison between TSHA, staff and tenants. She assists with budget tracking and bill paying, customer service, correspondence and database management. Kathy designed and maintains the TSHA website and has created materials for special events.
She has held positions in the corporate communications division of Burson-Marsteller (NY) and a family owned advertising-public relations firm, served as assistant to a celebrity chef, booked talent for local radio show and as the principal/owner of Underground Media provided public relations, advertising, media buying, web design and event planning services.
Over the years, Kathy has set-up phone systems and taken messages, designed and managed databases, entered and paid bills through QuickBooks, developed and tracked budgets through Excel and written, edited and produced materials using Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop and Indesign. She has designed calendars and invitations, written brochures and coordinated advertising campaigns, developed media budgets and negotiated media buys, and developed websites and created e-newsletters.