Katie joined Next Street in 2014. She is based in Chicago, and manages marketing, communications, and business development efforts across the firm.
Katie developed her passion for small business while working for the Center for Women and Enterprise, a women’s business center in Boston, where she helped female entrepreneurs launch their businesses and obtain Women’s Business Enterprise National Council certification. Prior to joining Next Street, she provided administrative and program support for the New York City office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Originally from Milwaukee, Katie graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Spanish, and a minor in European Studies.