Chief Operating Officer | Creative Director
Katie grew up in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, spending summers in Maine each year until she relocated to Portland full-time in 2014.
She is a graduate of West Virginia University’s College of Media (Let’s go Mountaineers!) with a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism/Advertising and minor in Communications. Since graduation, Katie has fallen head over heels in love with the bustling world of event production and promotions, having previously worked for the Portland Sea Dogs, the Portland Pirates, and Maine State Music Theatre.
The middle of three daughters, Katie is a natural negotiator and perpetual “big sister”. She currently serves as an advisor for the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute, as well as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine and her collegiate sorority, Pi Beta Phi. She uses these diplomatic qualities and passion for problem-solving to take on the role of Creative Director and Chief Operating Officer for Strategic HR U.S.