January 16, 2020 Catholic Business Network Event

Featuring Guest Speaker: Kate Shields,

“Marketing Trends: Online and Social Media”

Event Details:

This exciting event will bring together local Catholic Business Professionals to create opportunities for networking, faith-driven dialogue, and exchange of ideas.

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker: Kate Shields, CEO of Vault Communications

Kate Shields began her public relations career at Vault three days after graduating from Syracuse University. After learning the ropes on the agency side, Kate worked in communication roles at both Campbell Soup Company and ARAMARK, where she amassed experience in national media relations campaigns, strategic communication planning, agency management, crisis communications and corporate communications. Kate returned to Vault in 2005 as a partner in the firm, and provides strategic counsel to dozens of clients and C-level executives while also leading the agency’s new business development efforts. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Please Touch Museum and For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation, as well as on the Board of Directors for the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. She is a dedicated advocate for the professional advancement of women and a committee member for the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Paradigm Award and the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Take the Lead Awards. In 2013, she received the honor of being inducted into the Mount Saint Joseph Academy Hall of Fame for distinguished alumnae, and in 2017, was named as one of the nation’s “Top Women in PR” by PR News. She is also a proud member of the Forum of Executive Women and the Irish-American Business Chamber & Network.

To RSVP or for more information, submit the form on this page or email Colleen Buckley


The Miraculous Medal Shrine (Lower Shrine)
500 East Chelten Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141


Thursday, January 16, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Cost: Free (Free-Will Offerings Gratefully Accepted)

RSVP Required
Includes food, beer, wine, and soft drinks.


Secure complimentary parking at The Miraculous Medal Shrine Lot

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We are seeking sponsors to partner with us as we continue to provide a free-of-charge, top notch event.

  • $500 Gold Sponsor (4-minute presentation of business) and opportunity for a display table.
  • $250  Silver (2-minute presentation about business)
  • $100  Bronze (included on invitation and website)

*All sponsors will be acknowledged by the emcee and will be featured on the website and in emails and social media advertising the event. There will also be a sign at the entrance of the event at the sign-in table listing the sponsors.  

Be A Sponsor

If you are interested in sponsoring this event. Please email Sheila McGirl at by January 2, 2020.

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Silver Sponsors

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Featuring Guest Speaker: Julie Burkey, D.Min,
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