Kari Lato

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Kari Lato

Stakeholder & Media Relations Director


Wisconsin – National/Midwest Region

Kari Lato is a coalition-builder, event planner and field director with more than 15 years of experience leading campaigns advocating for a wide variety of issues, causes and organizations. Since 2005, Kari has served as a Stakeholder & Media Relations Director with Cullari Communications Group, specializing in public engagement/advocacy, marketing, communications, coalition building, educational presentations, and event planning. Kari is based in Wisconsin and covers the Midwestern region as well as supports networks and coalitions across the country.

Prior to joining CCG, Kari managed field operations for a range of campaigns, political candidates and get-out-the-vote efforts. Her specific areas of experience included fundraising, media relations and organizing volunteer activities for Congressmen, Supreme Court Justices and Presidential candidates. She thrived in organizing high profile events, most notably with past Presidents and Vice Presidents.

She volunteers for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.