Kathy Bluestone has over 25 years of experience in consumer marketing at Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and not-for-profit organizations, where she has been responsible for new customer acquisition and retention, data mining, financial forecasting, and team and project management. She has served as an instructor in the Pace English Language Institute in Pleasantville, NY, where she taught classes in business writing, presentation skills, workplace pragmatics, conversation skills, and grammar. She has also taught general English classes in the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES program in Yorktown Heights, NY, and at Westchester Community College in Peekskill, NY. Her private English tutoring assignments have included clients at IBM, Siemens, Bayer Healthcare, Swiss Re, Hitachi Metals, and Mercedes USA.
Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, an MBA from Duke University, and a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Teacher’s College at Columbia University. She is a member of the national and New York State TESOL organizations and the Council on Adult Basic Education.