Katie received her BS in Business Administration from Boston University and her MBA from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, where she majored in Nonprofit Management. Katie spent over a decade working in higher education administration. She later took her experience in higher education to a variety of roles in local elementary schools, including her most recent position as Director of Outreach at Riverbend School in Natick. Katie has held a number of Board positions with nonprofits in the Natick area, where she lives with her husband, Joe, and their three children. Prior to her role as Executive Director, Katie served on HOPe's Board since 2016 and as Interim Director of Advancement.