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Manager of the Caterpillar Visitors Center
Kathryn Spitznagle is the Manager of the Caterpillar Visitors Center in Peoria, Illinois, which is part of the Global Government & Corporate Affairs Division of Caterpillar. In addition, she leads a team that manages the Corporate Archives, the Global Mining Museum and factory tours in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Corporate Customer Services, which conducts factory tours at facilities in Peoria, Aurora and Decatur, Illinois. Spitznagle joined Caterpillar in May 1997. Prior to Caterpillar, Spitznagle was the Marketing & Communications Manger for a division of Purina in St. Louis, Missouri and has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the fields of publishing, television, advertising, marketing and public relations. Kathryn is a native of Peoria and graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Speech Communications. She is involved in the community via Easter Seals, the Susan G. Komen Center and the Illinois Cancer Center.