About Us


Kathy Austin
VP, Human Resources Business Partner

"At Connexions you’re never just a number. Everyone here can drive their career paths and create the experiences they want."

As Vice President, Human Resources Business Partner, Kathy prides herself on having a significant stake in building a team of smart, driven and tenacious employees who are as passionate as she is about the loyalty industry. Kathy's career in the human resources field evolved over a number of years and started with Anthem/Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Virginia. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the local Chamber of Commerce and has always been an active participant in partnering with the local community. Kathy was integral in developing an online rewards and recognition program for the organization and in 2013 was nominated for Human Resources Strategist of the Year through the Greater Richmond SHRM. Kathy has spent the last 26 years in human resources management in the financial services, healthcare and the travel industries.

Kathy is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and holds a BS in Business Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys running, water sports and spending time with her family.