Katie brings nearly twenty years of community and economic development in local government and development non-profits to N.E.S. Developing partnerships and relationships along with the successful execution of projects has allowed Katie to navigate community, organizational, and client needs and leave a positive impact. Katie joined N.E.S. in August 2022 and brings personal and professional excitement to her role as Project Manager for N.E.S. Inc. While working in Indiana and Ohio, Katie had the opportunity to run grant programs, develop marketing initiatives, manage special projects, create a neighborhood enhancement program, and create collaborative projects to enhance the outdoor lifestyle. She was a founding member of the Great Miami Riverway, an economic development initiative focused on 99 miles of riverfront development and its towns, along with serving as a 10-year committee member. Katie also served as host of the Bike Miami Valley Cycling Summit, as well as the local chair of the state event Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA). Katie is a graduate of Taylor University, Indiana and will always be a Colts fan. Katie, her husband and two children made the move to Colorado the summer of 2021 and love all outdoor activities, especially doing them without humidity.