Liberty Mobility Now hires Kate Schramm as Yankton Area Mobility Manager

Wednesday, May 31 (Lincoln, NE) – Today, Liberty Mobility Now (Liberty) announces the hire of Kate Schramm as the Area Mobility Manager of the Yankton, South Dakota region. Schramm, a Yankton native, will work to implement Liberty’s Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) model throughout Yankton County, which includes the first ride-sharing service in the state.

Ms. Schramm will be integral in moving the company’s mission forward, building relationships and improving mobility for citizens by working with local governments, community organizations, non-profits, medical institutions, local businesses and existing public transportation.

“We are excited for Kate to join our team and lead the Yankton area,” Valerie Lefler, President and CEO of Liberty, said. “Kate has a clear passion for the community and deep understanding of the needs of people from all walks of life. She has a strong track record launching programs from the ground up, and we are honored that she has considered us for her next career.  We know with Kate leading the region, Liberty will be able to make a difference and improve mobility for all residents.”

Schramm attended the University of South Dakota and graduated summa cum laude. After graduation, she moved to Charleston, West Virginia to work with the National Youth Science Foundation. Following her work with the foundation, she worked as the Director of Christian Education at a large Methodist church and served many volunteer organizations, like Rebuilding Together, Breaking Bread, Project Graduation, the Charleston Area Medical Center, and others. After almost six years in West Virginia, Ms. Schramm returned home, ready to bring her energy and spirit of service into the community of Yankton.

“The spirit of comradery among communities in rural America is incredible,” Schramm said. “I am so excited to be part of a company that recognizes and highlights that comradery. Liberty is like having multiple next-door neighbors to call on when transportation needs arise. Through cooperation and innovation, we are ensuring that everyone has the mobility they deserve.”

Liberty is currently hiring independent contract drivers in Yankton County at Schramm officially begins her role with the company on June 5.