Kathy Viola, Founder & President
Kathy Viola, Founder & CEO


Kathy Viola is a retail management and marketing professional with 20 years’ experience in shopping center management, marketing, concessions development, event planning, conference planning and video production. Her past employers include MarketPlace Development, Forest City Commercial Management, Shambaugh Leadership and NeoNiche Strategies.

Non-profit partners include In a Perfect World, American Red Cross, CharityWorks, The Women’s Center, Arlington Community Foundation, Arlington Free Clinic and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival as well as various chambers of commerce, economic development agencies and business organizations. Kathy holds a Certified Marketing Director designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. Kathy has an MA in Communications from Kent State University and a BA from The Ohio State University.  ACDBE / LDBE certified in Virginia.