Katie is the Managing Director at Impact Hub Minneapolis – Saint Paul, a community convener and resource navigator for social impact entrepreneurs that operate a coworking space in Minneapolis – Saint Paul. Katie is responsible for operations and is engaged in entrepreneurial support and ecosystem development work.
Before joining Impact Hub Minneapolis – Saint Paul, Katie has worked in has ben part of six startups, including Folk School Warroad, an organization in northern Minnesota that provides locals with experiences in art, culture, local history, traditional crafts and appreciation of natural resources. She has also worked internationally with entrepreneurs in China, Hong Kong, Silicon Valley and the Twin Cities.
In her spare time, Katie loves spending time with her family including her partner, Gabriel Harren, and 4 beautiful children.
Organizational Development: Start-up design, Program design, Staff planning
Strategic Planning: Mission & Vision development, outcomes and measurements, tactical strategy formation, process monitoring
Philanthropy processes for effective giving decision making
Fundraising process development: design and training for multiple funding streams
Board development and effective Volunteer management
Entrepreneurship in nonprofit and for profit settings
Nonprofit management basics; Social Enterprise creation
Human Service program model design and implementation
System Change Strategy planning
Published Author: Social Entrepreneurship: From Issue to Viable Plan (2013), Business Expert Press and EduCase: Clemens Perk – available at csbsju.edu/cfe
Specialties: Certified to administer DISC Personal Profile and CREATRIX
I am a collaborative professional with cross-sector expertise in building social enterprises, relationship management and donor cultivation. Specialties include: strategic partnership development, business operations, executive coaching and board maximization.