She was the first woman officer at First National City Bank in New York; CEO of Whitaker and Baxter Intl (political consulting); Director of Corporate Communications for Stanford Research Institute (SRI); and a PR Manager for AT&T. She also co-founded a computer company in Nanging, China.
Earlier in her career, Kay was a registered nurse. A passionate philanthropist, Kay has been a healthcare advisor to ReSurge for forty years and has supported woman and children in crisis worldwide through the Menlo Park and San Francisco Rotary Clubs.
Kay graduated from the College of Mt. St. Vincent and received her M.A. from Columbia University. She and her husband have lived in Atherton for 32 years.