Katie joined GBA in April 2016. Prior to working at GBA, Katie was a Project Manager for Valley Vision, a regional leadership organization in Sacramento, where she worked on Community Health Needs Assessments for the Sacramento region. Katie worked for three years in Washington, DC for two national organizations, providing assistance to local communities on fostering local health and behavioral health improvement efforts.

Growing up in Paradise, Katie attended Chico State, where she received her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2011. She went on to receive her Doctor of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California in 2020. Katie works out of her home office in Rocklin, California. Katie enjoys learning new things and is always up for a challenge.  When not in the office, Katie enjoys spending time time with her three-year-old son, Brody, and husband, Tim. You can also find Katie with her horses, Bella and Romeo.