Kate Gruninger Johnson is the Founder of Grace Camp® Consulting, LLC. She brings her wealth of knowledge and 30 years of corporate experience to this company which is focused on transforming individuals, businesses, and communities through focused, dynamic training and consulting. A former Sales, Marketing and General Management Executive at Procter and Gamble and Heinz, Kate has extensive expertise in the areas of acquisition integration, organization turn-around, and strategic planning & development.
A recognized leader, problem solver, and motivator with extensive cross-functional team building experience. Kate has a proven track record in leading world-class organizations through major strategic and structural change. Her passion for leading great teams and winning is rooted in her college athletics background. Kate's passion for people is rooted in her faith and her purpose, captured in a favorite verse: "...encourage one another and build each other up" (1Thessalonians 5:11)
National Sales Manager, Beauty & Grooming: Led largest CPG Integration (Gillette) and delivered best in class retention across company. Operationalized major global strategy change for customers and company.
Global Director, Strategic Revenue Management: Led global go-to-market organization move from volume based to revenue/profit based focus.
Region/Channel/Customer Team Leadership
Corporate Recruiting Leader
17 roles over 25 years. Experience across all US regions and in 21 countries
Managing Director, US Consumer Goods: First in globe to successfully implement 3G playbook (28 management routines). Drove change of corporate P&L ownership.
Group VP, US sales: Key architect who led the organization through significant change after the company was purchased by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital.
In 2014, Kate was named one of the Top Women in Grocery by Progressive Grocer for her breakthrough work at Heinz.