Katie joined IES Abroad in 2014. As Associate Director, she is responsible for overall operations, onboarding, reporting and the management of two Customized & Faculty-Led Program Managers as well as the Student Services team (four CP Coordinators and one temporary staff member). She received her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Loyola University Chicago in 2008. Prior to working at IES Abroad she was a Study Abroad Advisor at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island and Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. Katie also holds the post of NAFSA Region V Knowledge Community Education Abroad Representative. In her free time, she plays ultimate Frisbee and enjoys spending time with her husband, four-year old daughter, Nina, and 16 month-old daughter, Chloe.