Kate Mandrell


EVP, Commercial Strategy & Operations

Kate Mandrell is EVP, Commercial Strategy & Operations. In her role, she is responsible for accelerating NCR’s as-a-Service strategy, instituting numerous operational changes, which drive cost savings, increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.


Kate’s team is focused on ensuring NCR prioritizes actions to position itself for lasting market success. Her team partners across all NCR industries and functions to define and execute NCR’s key strategic initiatives, including go-to-market strategy, customer insights, commercial analytics, and global sales operations.


Kate is a trusted executive with a demonstrated track record of over-delivering promised business results in large-scale commercial transformations. She is an inspiring leader and problem-solver who is passionate about talent development and team building. Before joining NCR, she was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she built and led executive client partnerships to ensure that strategies and solutions were deployed and adopted to drive sustained impact.


Kate serves on the Board of American Jewish Committee’s Access Atlanta, an organization focused on bridge-building and advocating on behalf of critical domestic and global issues the Jewish community faces.


She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.