A Knoxville native, Katie graduated from the University of Tennessee with degrees in English and linguistics. She began her career in the social sector working for a Knoxville-based nonprofit to fund programs serving low-income women and girls in the East Tennessee area, working simultaneously as a freelance writer and editor.
Katie has been a member of the CCAHT team since early 2016, and she is passionate about harnessing the power of creative communication to inspire change and unite communities. In her role with the Coalition, she oversees all fundraising and communications initiatives, cultivates community relationships, and provides opportunities for passionate people to create lasting change.
When she is not at CCAHT, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband and finding new places to explore.