Katie is an organizer, project manager, and innovation enthusiast with a high level understanding of the organizational management, social impact, and clean energy spaces.
As Director of Cleantech Open Northeast, a cleantech business accelerator for early stage companies, Katie has developed a top notch ability to motivate teams, manage campaigns, and develop high level operational and strategic plans for organizations. Through her experience working with communities, students, and stakeholders in the cleantech ecosystem, Katie has developed a passion for connecting talented innovators with the resources they need to create impact with their ventures.
In past roles Katie has taught and designed leadership development curriculum for public and private universities, served as a regional organizer for the world's largest climate advocacy organization, written and collaborated with policy makers on renewable energy legislation, worked to develop cleantech solutions in the United States and Central America, and co-founded a regional youth climate advocacy organization. She is excited to be joining the Spark Clean Energy Board of Advisors and to meet the next round of exceptional student Fellows.