Kate serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at RGP, where she is focused on leading RGP through successful transformation and bringing the company back to meaningful growth. She first joined RGP in 1999 as the Company’s first corporate counsel and has since operated in numerous executive roles – Legal, Corporate Secretary, Human Resources, Marketing and RGP Legal. Prior to joining RGP, Kate practiced law with O’Melveny & Myers LLP, in Los Angeles, California. Duchene received her J.D., cum laude, from New York University School of Law and her B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. In addition to Duchene’s career success, she currently serves on the UCI Foundation as well as the California Minority Counsel Program. She has also served as a board member and board chair for Human Options, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of domestic violence.