As a consultant and coach Katie helps create and support high functioning leadership teams from the boardroom to operations. She believes leadership is a team sport and helps clients enable everyone to excel as individual contributors and team members. She believes that when organizations prioritize supporting new leaders and developing the next line of leaders, the payoff is substantial.
Katie is a clinical assistant professor with the University of Washington Department of Health Services and formerly served as chief operating officer of Neighborcare Health, the largest provider of primary medical and dental care in Seattle for low-income and uninsured families and individuals. Prior to joining Neighborcare, Katie spent five years as the vice president of operations at Park Nicollet Health Services in Minnesota. Before that, she served on the administrative teams of two other health systems, Heartland Health System in Missouri and Staten Island University Hospital in New York.
Katie has her MHA and MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and her BA from Washington and Jefferson College.
In 2012, she was elected to the board of trustees of Group Health, and in 2017 was asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the newly formed Group Health Foundation.