Kathy Hipple

Kathy Hipple, co-founder of Noosphere Marketing, an ESG-focused agency. She teaches the finance sequence at Bard's MBA in Sustainability.

Kathy Hipple, a graduate of Marlboro’s Sustainability MBA, is a founding partner of Noosphere Marketing, and an adjunct professor at Bard’s MBA for Sustainability, where she teaches Finance through a sustainability lens. At Noosphere, she works with mission-driven organizations, financial services and tech firms to communicate — and advance -- their ESG initiatives. Prior to launching her firm, Kathy had an extensive background on Wall Street, working with international institutional clients at Merrill Lynch, and in local search, where she ran a NYC-based media company with nearly 200 employees and $35 million in revenues, and served on the national board of the Local Search Association. She splits her time between Brooklyn, NY, and Bennington, Vermont.