Katherine Sarkis Acerra Account Director

Katherine is a strategist, optimist, and proven nonprofit professional with over 25 years of broad, bold work building transformative brands and communications to amplify influence, extend reach, and strengthen support for urgent causes. As head of marketing at leading global health and humanitarian organizations—the International Rescue Committee and Helen Keller International—she led day-to-day tactics and long-term strategies, unifying and maximizing marketing within complex crisis operations and with diverse coalitions and communities. From fundraising to PR to advocacy, Katherine has planned and produced hundreds of award-winning, record-breaking, multi-channel, multi-market projects, built for both public and private sector engagement and high-yield corporate and media sponsorships or partnerships. She is a creative collaborator with deep experience inspiring, aligning, and integrating teams across grassroots chapters or affiliate networks and large enterprise charities.

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