More About Katie
Katie has over 19 years of experience as a human resources professional working in various industries such as food production/distribution, staffing, healthcare, restaurants and logistics.
Katie has served in Regional HR Director and Senior HR Regional Director level positions throughout her career. Katie’s strengths in HR are as a generalist with focuses in strategic planning, coaching, employee relations, training, compliance, benefits, and policies and procedures. Katie’s passion is to drive business to be successful, to build positive organizational cultures, and to be a true business partner to the organizations that she supports.
Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio University of Athens, OH and HR certifications through Portland State University extended studies programs. She has achieved the Society of Human Resources Management Senior Certification (SHRM-SCP), as well as, the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification through HRCI.
Katie continually volunteers her time on the Portland Human Resources Management Association’s board of directors and in committees since 2005, including serving as President of the organization in 2009. She has also served on the Board of Directors for Northern California Human Resources Association in San Francisco. Katie is very active within the HR community in Portland, including speaking, presenting and mentoring emerging HR professionals at Portland State University.