Katie is the founder of Klare Productions In., an organization dedicated to helping build better places to work by providing mentoring programs. Katie's has done significant research in her PhD studies, and published several papers on mentoring in the workplace.
Katie is also the Artistic Director and founder of Sacred Noise Society, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the arts through Theater Production and Education. Sacred Noise Society, Inc. creates special events and theater productions.
Having spent 10 years in Milwaukee, ten years in Chicago and ten years in New York City, she is happy to be back home in beautiful Decorah, Iowa, where she works as a Development Officer for the highly acclaimed academic institution, and beloved Luther College.
Katie spent her high school summers away from her family of nine, which includes six awesome brothers, living on the campus of Luther College. Although Katie had a wonderful experience attending William Penn college as an undergraduate and and UWM as a graduate student, Luther College is where she feels she garnered much of her formative philosophical beliefs about service to the greater community, and an appreciation for the power of integrative arts within a liberal arts education.