Katie has always had a passion for providing excellent care in the service of others. After raising her family, Katie re-entered the workforce as a preschool teacher at First United Methodist Church in Gonzales, LA. After 6 years in this role, she was promoted to the director of the preschool program and faculty of The Little Lambs Mother’s Day Out Preschool. Katie transitioned into the position of school secretary for Bluff Ridge Primary from 2020-2022 in Ascension Parish. While there, she worked as office support staff by serving as the forward-facing part of the organization interacting with children, parents, teachers, and staff.
Katie came to the Emerge Center in October of 2022. Since joining the Emerge family, she has gained experience from the business office via her role as administrative assistant, engaging with parents, children, staff and clients daily. In her new role as Development Associate, Katie will be assisting the Foundation team with fundraising, communications, and events. She is very excited for the opportunity to serve Emerge in a new way by supporting The Emerge Foundation’s mission.
Katie is a Louisiana native and has lived and worked in Ascension Parish for over 20 years. She is an accomplished mother of 3 wonderful children, and In her free time, enjoys traveling and seeing new places, spending time outdoors, and loves celebrating what life has to offer and spending time with those closest to her.