Ms. Starkoff is the founder, president, and CEO of Orange Star Consulting, as well as the firm's principal advisor. She is appreciated for her ability to recognize and develop strategic opportunity and to guide the execution of smooth, sustainable change.
Kathy is an independent board director and audit committee member of Gentex Corporation, a global manufacturer of custom high-tech electronic products for the automotive industry.
Prior, Ms. Starkoff directed strategic investment and enterprise change for industry leading organizations. She was the chief information officer, management committee member, and president's council member for The Ohio State University and also served as the chief technology officer for Bank One Corporation then Limited Brands.
Ms. Starkoff is an independent director of Gentex Corporation. She is also the vice president and nominating committee chair of the International Women’s Forum’s Ohio chapter, a global organization committed to advancing women in leadership. Kathy also serves on the steering committee of The Executive Forum, an advisory council for c-suite peers and on the advisory board of Franklin University’s Center for Public Safety and Cyber Security Education.
Kathy is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, who recognized her as a leadership fellow and cyber security expert. She is also a member of the Women Corporate Directors organization and was recognized by Women’s Inc., as one of the “Most Influential Corporate Directors.”
Ms. Starkoff served as board chair of Flying Horse Farms, a camp for seriously ill children and was the audit and risk committee chair of the SeriousFun Children’s Network board, the global parent organization. In addition, she served as vice board chair, nom/gov chair, and head-of-school search committee member for the Columbus Academy, an independent college-prep school. Kathy also advised the National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure and Arizona State University's "Idea Enterprise".
Ms. Starkoff was the chief information officer, president's council member and management committee member of The Ohio State University, where she established the first enterprise IT strategy and its governance.
As chief technology officer and group vice president of LBrands, Kathy led strategic change, including the introduction of an enterprise capital investment strategy, supply chain, and risk management (ERM) functions.
Prior, Ms. Starkoff was chief technology officer and senior vice president of Bank One Corporation, where she improved the speed and effectiveness of enterprise mergers and acquisitions.