Erin-Kate Whitcomb

Founder - HiveMind Strategies LLC

Innovative Leader with expertise in business culture, program management, strategic growth and SMB

Advisor Biography

Erin-Kate Whitcomb is an accomplished Senior Executive and Advisor with more than 25 years of success across the professional training & coaching, food & beverage, and entertainment industries. Her broad areas of expertise include strategy, project management, strategic planning, and sales.

Erin-Kate holds a leadership position as the Founder and Director of Swarm Intelligence with HiveMind Strategies LLC in San Francisco, where she solves complex business problems, provides solutions, and scaling processes. She works with mission-driven brands and service providers compelled to find ways to make the world a better place. Erin-Kate is also serving  in a contract role as Vice President of Foodservice Sales with milkadamia, where she is responsible for sales growth via new business and management of existing business in the US and Canada. 

Before her role at milkadamia, Erin-Kate additionally led as the Vice President of Sales and Operations with David Rio San Francisco and the Director of Business Development with David Rio San Francisco.  She has also worked in leadership positions with Dolby Laboratories, Wells Fargo Corporate and Investment Banking, and Prudential Securities.

Erin-Kate studied at San Francisco State University. 


2019 - Present

Founder and Director of Swarm Intelligence - Working Courage

2019 - Present

Vice President of Sales - milkadamia

2017 - 2019

Vice President of Sales & Operations - David Rio San Francisco

Advisor Skills



Performance Management


Sales Management

Business Development

Business Process Improvement

Customer Relationship Management

Advisor Industries

Food & Beverages

Professional Training and Development