BA Accounting, Northwest Nazarene University
MBA, Northwest Nazarene University
Accredited and Licensed Facilitator with Mentor+Universe: KMP House of Mentoring
Kathy Opp is the CEO and Owner of K2OHSolutions, LLC. She is a seasoned business executive providing strategic directioning and process improvement services, culture assessment and change management, facilitation, as well as leadership, management, and team coaching.
Kathy is the former president and executive director of the Western States Land Commissioners Association, an organization of 23 western states and industry affiliates who manage over 515 million acres of school trust lands for the benefit of funding public education in the respective states.
Over the past 30 years, she gained significant experience in state government as a commissioned bank examiner, a financial officer, a division administrator and as a Deputy Director for the Idaho Department of Lands. She also worked for five years with Boise Cascade Corporation, a Fortune 500 timber and wood products company. She held several positions in the Timber & Wood Products division, including Senior Planning Associate and Business Unit Controller, and served on several new manufacturing plant startup teams in the U.S. and abroad.
Kathy holds the following professional credentials:
- Accredited by Human Synergistics in the administration and interpretation of the Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI®), the Organizational Effectiveness Inventory®(OEI®), Leadership Impact® (L/I®) and Management Impact® (M/I®)
- Certified Strategic Doing™ Fellow
- Certified team coach using Team Alchemy™
- Trained practitioner of the Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas by Strategyzer
Kathy was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area and relocated to Boise, Idaho in 1984. When not serving clients, she likes to travel the globe, cook, ride bicycles and spend time with family. She is a RYT 500-hour certified yoga instructor and continues to teach her yin yoga practice on Monday nights when in Boise.