WEBSITE COORDINATOR & MARKETING SUPPORT
Katie has been freelancing with the Lord Companies (TLC) since Fall 2015 handling their website maintenance & email marketing including creating a new website for TLC.
Katie has an extensive background in social services, education, journalism, blogging, and social media. She ran Now You Know Events (NYKE) for eight years. During her time managing NYKE, Katie learned about website development, SEO, Google Analytics, Social Media Management, and more.
Additionally, she was a food & drink editor for Chicago Woman Magazine and served as a board member on many non-profit organizations in Chicago including Ryan Banks Academy (Chicago’s first boarding school), Far’falla Girl during its tenure in Chicago, and Jumping Beans Chicago. Katie currently volunteers her time on the Crisis Text Line supporting texters in need and with Chicago Voyagers, an adventure program for at-risk youth..
While freelancing for TLC, she also works full-time at AARP with their Foundation Experience Corps program managing a volunteer program for retired individuals 50+ who provide tutoring to K-3 graders reading below grade level. Additionally, Katie is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and recently returned to providing therapeutic services to individuals and couples at a private practice in the evenings and on weekends.
Katie received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois, her Master of Education in Counseling along with her LPC from the University of Georgia, and her Professional Educator License (PEL) in School Counseling from Northern Illinois University.