Bio | Holly Tate

Holly Tate

Vice President of Business Development


Holly Tate is the Vice President of Business Development at Vanderbloemen where she leads partnerships, brand growth, sales and marketing alignment, and new industry initiatives for the company.

Holly joined the Vanderbloemen team in 2012 as Director of Business Development, when the company was less than 10 team members. Holly helped build the marketing, sales, and business development processes from the ground up to where the company is today with nearly 40 full-time staff members.

During her time at Vanderbloemen, she has also held the role of Vice President of Marketing where she led marketing, brand, public relations, content, and lead generation strategy for the company before moving into the Vice President of Business Development role she holds today.

Before Vanderbloemen, Holly worked for Salem Media Group, a publicly-traded national media company, where she was an Account Executive specializing in helping businesses and faith-based organizations design integrated marketing campaigns to further their mission. 

Holly is an international speaker on marketing, communications, brand growth, and workplace culture. She has spoken at conferences including Pushpay Summit, Texas Ministry Conference, Engage, Northwest Ministry Conference, That Church Conference, and ICMA (India). She is also a member of the Forbes Communications Council where she contributes thought leadership on marketing and communications to Forbes online.

She was named on’s Young Influencer List in February 2016 as a leader under 40 who is making a Kingdom difference.

Holly holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from The King’s College of New York City where she currently serves as the Vice President of the Executive Alumni Committee. Studying and working in NYC allowed her to quickly gain diverse work experience from finance to music business. During and after college, her passion for inspiring young people to greatness drove her as an Admissions Counselor at King’s.

In her spare time, Holly loves spending time with her husband Elliott and their dog Scraps. They are active members of Ecclesia Church in Houston, TX.