Word of Mouth Marketing Strategist and Producer, Empower

Graduating Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati in 2008, Katie studied Music Industry and Journalism at Northeastern University in Boston. She has since worked at Nickelodeon, SpinMedia and experiential agency, PBJS, with brands including PayPal, Chevy and Microsoft. Her projects include creating and producing PayPal’s activation at and sponsorship of Outside Lands Music Festival. Katie’s roots in entertainment not only give her a unique and valuable perspective in marketing and branding but also keep her on the pulse of what’s next. She is currently back in Cincinnati working as a Word of Mouth Marketing Producer and Strategist focusing on experiential programs, influencer relations and social media. In 2014-2015, Katie served as the Assistant Director of the Golden Lion Awards.