Before relocating to the desert, Katelyn dedicated the early years of her career to working directly with patients on an inpatient mental health and addiction unit in Wisconsin. Her experience working in healthcare sparked her passion for social impact and productive disruption.
She’s adept at engaging leaders who add value not only to the organization but to the community at large and is committed to diversity in hiring. Katelyn leverages her nonprofit and workforce development background to support the Y Scouts Social Impact and High Growth Leadership practice areas.
Katelyn earned her Master of Public Administration from the University of North Dakota and a certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She is a philanthropist with the African-American Women’s Giving and Empowerment Circle through the Arizona Community Foundation, former Phoenix Sister Cities Board Member, and Civic Engagement Chair for the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals.
A little more about Katelyn:
- Passionate about autonomous vehicles, opportunity costs, and the future of work
- Half the fun of traveling is buying a new book in the airport
- I have a black belt in Tae Kwon Do
- Aspiring competitive rower
- Love finding and recovering unclaimed property for family and friends