Katie grew up in Tampa, Florida and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s of science in telecommunications and a minor in business. She is also a recipient of an IOM designation, having graduated from the four-year Institute for Organization Management program through the US Chamber of Commerce. Katie brings over 10 years of communications, marketing, and business development experience across various corporate and non-profit sectors. She started her career as the meeting planner for Cox Target Media, then worked in sales and marketing for the Greenville, SC Convention and Visitors Bureau. She also moonlighted as a writer for the travel show, Three Day Weekend, on the Turner South Network. In 2005, she became the Director of Marketing and Business Development for the North Carolina Association of REALTORS®, where Katie was responsible for marketing the association’s initiatives, the oversight of organizational non-dues revenue generating programs and relationships, and management of governance, budget and general business operations for NCAR’s for-profit subsidiary.
Katie has volunteered by serving as director of marketing for Greensboro’s non-profit BackPack Beginnings and on the board for Friends of Irving Park Elementary, a nonprofit fundraising group for Irving Park Elementary.
Katie began work at Holy Trinity in November 2016.