Katie is the Director of Research and Evaluation at CCSI. With more than 15 years of experience in public health evaluation and research, Katie brings expertise from a wide portfolio of projects and initiatives with nonprofits, government agencies, foundations, and educational institutions. Katie has led multiple research teams to assist entities to be more data driven to better serve their communities. This has included building stronger and more impactful frameworks so organizations can be more informed and confident about key decisions, as well as designing research studies to determine the impact of current strategies. She has extensive content expertise in behavioral health, homelessness, education systems, childhood development, violence against women, and organizational change. She received her Masters in Health Policy Management and Behavior from SUNY Albany. Katie has also been a passionate and steadfast artist and musician for the past 24 years and released 9 full length albums to date. She also composes music regularly for film, television and dance.