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KPC Group envisions a world where people and organizations strive to work together to help the Catholic Church further Her mission. Get in touch today to book a speaker for your next conference, board advance session, or strategic planning meeting.

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Katie Pesha, MBA

Founder, KP Consulting Group

Founder, Firebrand+

Wife. Mother of four. Owner of KP Consulting Group. Adjunct business instructor. Former Chief Communications and Planning Officer at the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

Speaking Specialties

  • Communications + Marketing

  • Women in the Church

  • Working Motherhood

  • Co-responsibility in Catholic Communication

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Jared Bryson, MDiv, DMin

Mission Driven Executive

Founder, Firebrand+

Jared is a forward-thinking Senior Mission Driven Executive with proven record of accomplishment in complex organizations. With a proven executive track record in bringing to life the healing ministry of Jesus, Jared has a passion for operating a complex mission driven organization and creating partnerships that align with the Catholic tradition.

Speaking Specialties

  • Spirituality, Leadership and Discipleship

  • Mission Alignment

  • Communications + Marketing

  • Catholic Healthcare

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Steve Mamanella

Founder, Owl Creek Communications

As former Director of Communications for the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Steve helped coordinate communications and media relations when Pope St. John Paul II came to St. Louis in 1999. After leaving the archdiocese, he worked in a variety of communications and marketing leadership roles for Ascension, a St. Louis-based Catholic health care system. He then served as communications director for the Benedictine monks of Saint Louis Abbey and Saint Louis Priory School before becoming a part of KP Consulting Group. A graduate of Bradley University, in 2021 Steve published a memoir titled Providential – An Autobiographical Exploration of the Gift of God’s Providence.

Speaking Specialties

  • Providential Moments

  • Brand Development

  • Mission Alignment

  • Catholic Communications Strategy

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