Kay is a senior director of development at Massachusetts General Hospital, working with the department of Psychiatry. Formerly, she worked with Partners In Health as director of development and was also a long time vice president for operations at The Humane Society of the United States. She has traveled extensively, with friends and family members living in highly diverse parts the world. Two of her children were students in foreign countries and with their experiences in mind, Kay strongly supports the mission of the Center for Cross Cultural Student Emotional Wellness to improve the health and welfare of international students. Kay is a graduate of Sonoma State University, California, and holds a CAE (Certified Association Executive) in non-profit management.