With more than 30 years of organizational leadership and service, Kae Rader is a results-oriented consultant, dynamic facilitator, speaker, author, and board-certified executive coach.

Kae is Owner/President of Rader Consulting, LLC.  Kae is also an Adjunct Executive Coach with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL).  A top -ranked provider of leadership education and research, CCL annually serves 20,000 individuals worldwide.

Kae has held senior management positions with TBD Colorado, the U.S. Olympic Committee, Indiana Sports Corporation, and El Pomar Foundation—one of the largest private foundations in the Rocky Mountain west. She has effectively dealt with multiple challenges in organizational development, human resources, finance and nonprofit management. Read More ->

In addition, Kae has served on various volunteer boards. She was appointed by Colorado Governor Bill Owens and then re-appointed by Governor Bill Ritter to serve two terms on the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Board. Kae and her colleagues awarded more than $50 million annually in grants to help preserve, protect, enhance and manage Colorado’s wildlife, parks, rivers, trails and open space. She chaired the Performance Review and Local Government Committees. Currently, she serves on the Pikes Peak Community Foundation Board of Directors.

Kae co-authored a book on leadership for McGraw Hill with Dr. Diana Whitney and Amanda Trosten-Bloom.  Appreciative Leadership: Focus on What Works to Drive Winning Performance and Build a Thriving Organization. The book appeared on Amazon’s top ten list in the business workplace category for several weeks and is a 2011 Nautilus Award Silver Winner.

Kae holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Colorado, and a Bachelor’s in Communications from Purdue University. She is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants and the Colorado Nonprofit Association.


“Kae is a wise consultant, so clear when strategic thinking is required. On top of that, she is a fabulous communicator, great listener, assertive and emphatic, which make her an outstanding support in development processes.”

Carlos Aguilera, President
Gestar International Group