Katie is a respected leader in the Wedding, Event, and Creative Industry and has had the honor of working for brands such as HoneyBook, The Rising Tide Society, Aisle Planner and Dreamworks Animation. After spending nearly a decade as a business owner of a destination wedding and event planning company Katie now devotes her time working with companies to grow and develop their genuine voices within their communities, foster ongoing education and diversity and build strong and healthy brand partnerships. Known for being the biggest advocate and kindest hype-girl for the modern-day wedding industry, she’s beloved by colleagues and the community for her open heart to mentor, willingness to keep learning, deep-rooted love for encouragement, and genuine friendship. A born and raised California girl, Katie now lives in North Carolina with her husband Josh, 2 kiddos Beckett and Olivia, and beloved pups. She escapes to the coast whenever possible, starts every day with an oat milk latte, and is a proud Enneagram 2.