Kathryn Bashaw

Executive Director

Kathryn Bashaw serves Verse By Verse Ministry International as Executive Director. She joined the ministry in 2012 and brings more than 18 years of experience in integrated communications, social & traditional media relations, political campaigns, event planning and grassroots communications in both the corporate and non-profit sectors. As the Executive Director, Kathryn oversees the execution of all ministry activities, including coordinating events, developing ministry strategy, directing ministry communications and promotion, and assisting the VBVMI Board of Directors in many other operations. 

Prior to joining VBVMI, Kathryn was the director of communications for the American Heart Association in Fort Worth, Texas. Before that, she served as managing supervisor in Fleishman-Hillard's (FH) Dallas office where she spent most of her time in the Energy, Food & Agribusiness, and Public Affairs practices. Kathryn developed and implemented community and media relations programs which won national awards. 

Before joining FH, Kathryn structured and ran a political 527 issue-advocacy organization where she developed a media plan and campaign strategy to communicate relevant issues to voters through multiple media venues. 

While in the political arena, Kathryn worked as a director for the United States presidential election in 2004 among other political positions. 

Kathryn enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and mountain biking. She and her husband have six precious children.