Katherine Gessner

Katherine joined MCTV (Massillon Cable TV) as Project Coordinator in 2008. After attending graduate school at the University of Denver, she returned as Sales & Marketing Manager in 2013. She is responsible for the planning and execution of the company’s marketing plan; manages the corporate website and digital marketing; oversees the door-to-door sales program; and works closely with the call center and dispatch departments to develop training materials.

MCTV serves two markets in northeast Ohio and was founded by Katherine’s grandparents in 1965 and has been run by her father, Robert, since the 1990s. Within the next 10 years, Katherine plans to assume leadership of the company.

Prior to joining MCTV, Katherine held positions in marketing and project management at Strad Energy Services in Denver, CO; the University of Denver; and Hermes Sports & Events in Cleveland, OH.

Katherine holds a BA in Marketing from Marietta College (OH) and an MBA from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. At Marietta, she also earned minors in Leadership Studies and Sports Management and was a four-year starter for the Women’s Soccer team.

She currently serves on the Massillon Public Library’s Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors at the Humane Society of Stark County. In her spare time, Katherine enjoys travelling, playing soccer and spending time with family, friends and her dog, Howie.