Katie comes to SEEDS with over 20 years as a Human Resources professional bringing experience in Hospitality, Finance/Banking, Manufacturing, and now adding Non-Profit. She is originally from Detroit and is happy to say she is a permanent transplant to Traverse City! Katie and her husband Roberto raised their son Lucas on the south side of Traverse City, where they currently reside with their dog Boon. Katie earned her MA with a major in Educational Leadership, and emphasis in Human Resource Development, from Western Michigan University. Katie loves that she works with an organization whose mission is to create positive impact locally within her own community.