Katie spearheads communications and content strategy as well as learning and evaluation efforts at Catalyst. She works across issue areas to bring the stories of Catalyst work to life for our members, our partners, and our community.
Katie brings more than a decade of philanthropy and communications experience to Catalyst. She formerly served as Director, Communications & Knowledge Insights at the Council of Michigan Foundations and has held corporate philanthropy roles nationally at the T-Mobile Foundation and internationally with the Medtronic Foundation. In addition, Katie has served as a consultant to the foundation community on both corporate philanthropy and communications. Her career began in experiential marketing, where she led national event strategy across several publishers for Borders Group Inc.
Katie holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Certificate in Public Relations from Michigan State University. When not at work she can be found attempting to keep up with her husband, two young kids, and two not-so-young dogs in Encinitas.