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Kate Cocke

Principal and Founder

In 2001 Kate Cocke co-founded Structural Focus, where she currently serves as a principal managing officer of operations and human resources. Prior to this role, she served as the CFO of the firm. Kate Cocke began her career at Bechtel Corporation, where she worked for 21 years. During her time there, she worked on the siting study for the first high-level nuclear waste repository in the United States. She also contributed to the development of radiation protection programs for nuclear power facilities designed by Bechtel. Kate Cocke was an executive assistant to the President of Bechtel National Inc. Currently, Kate Cocke volunteers her time on the Board of Boys and Girls Club of the Los Angeles Harbor in San Pedro and also serves on the Board of the Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital, raising funds for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has also served as the President of the Board of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation.