Meet the Team Leaders

KAT (Kathy) L. Stenson

Established in 1978 by Kathy L. Stenson, Principal Operations Manager of BobKat Confidential Recruiters, New Images Business Consultants, “The Virtual Consortium” LLC. Kathy’s roots and loyalty run deep in the Milwaukee, Portage & Wisconsin Dells areas of Wisconsin. Kathy is of the Byron Kilbourn lineage, one of the founders and leaders of Milwaukee and surrounding areas.

BobKat is a search and consulting firm in Wisconsin. Matching the finest candidates with the finest Institutions, Kathy’s goal for the organization is to insure that its customized, client-focused approach ensures that companies find the top-tier candidates they are looking for and that qualified candidates find the positions that best suit them.

Kathy’s vision and business model for BobKat will bring you top-notch talent. The search and consulting practice serves the markets for medical and healthcare, and higher education industries. BobKat’s mission is to provide exceptional service built on experience, integrity, and industry knowledge.

Prior to founding BobKat, Kathy served as a lead recruiter for several Milwaukee based search firms. She was the founder and CEO of two successful start-up career consulting groups, which were privately acquired in 1989, and, previously, she was part of the State of Wisconsin LTC Board on Aging & Long Term Care, working closely with the Wisconsin BQA. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management and a Masters of Business Administration while raising her 3 children.

Kathy builds and leads evolving teams of 20 or more National Consortium members and business consultants. She is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Wisconsin Chief Academic Officers Group, Higher Education Management Group, Faith-Based Higher Education, the Catholic Medical Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Healthcare Executives, LTC Administrators of America, Faith Based CCRC Executives, Assisted Living Professional Network, American Osteopathic,

Association, Home Care and Hospice Executives, Director of Nursing (DON) Link Up Milwaukee, and Wisconsin Human Resources Professionals.

She is an active member of Global Missions, Inc., and a charitable donor to the Mission.

Bob (Robert) T. Stenson

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Bob is a co-founder and Business Analyst Consultant for BobKat Confidential Recruiters, New Images Business Consultants, LLC. Bob Is the Lead Project Manager for IT software design and development. Skillfully, Bob manages the end-to-end execution for IT clients. His expertise is in governmental and higher education projects.  Bob has successfully led IT projects for the Wisconsin Government DOA and the UW system.

Bob earned a BS Degree in Public Administration, and a Public Administration Manager Certification and is a Certified Project Manager (CPM) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Prior to co-founding BobKat Bob worked in the private sector as a Manufacturing recruiter for several Milwaukee-based search firms. Bob has been married to Kathy for 45 years and loves being a husband, father, and grandfather to their 12 grandchildren.

Bob is an active member of Global Missions, Inc., as well as a charitable donor to the Mission.

Robert (Rob) E. Stenson
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Rob started working with BobKat Confidential in 1983 as the company’s Data Entry / Research Coordinator. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Wisconsin Lutheran College and his MBA from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee.

As an instructor in university business programs, Rob brings over 17 years of experience leading and developing strategic, tactical plans for international and mid-sized service organizations. Throughout his career, he has managed strategic accounts with multi-state programs, GPO’s, cooperatives, purchasing consortiums, downsizing, mergers, and acquisitions. Rob resides in AZ, is married, has one child, and loves his Wisconsin Harley.

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