Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business and International Relations, University of New South Wales
Katie Kauffman was born in Seattle, Washington, but spent most of her youth in Denver, Colorado. With a heart for travel, it didn’t take her long to end up on the other side of the world where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business and International Relations from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Katie has served in various leadership roles throughout her career. As the Director of Marketing for Evolution Digital in Denver, she led the marketing efforts in growing the Denver Technology startup to over $100 million and establishing the organization as one of the fastest-growing and top private companies in Denver, as designated by Colorado Biz Magazine.
Katie served as Director of Planning & Development and Executive Director of the Gothenburg Health Foundation for Gothenburg Health in Nebraska. She led a major capital campaign for a community-focused wellness center raising over $2 million in just over nine months. This included a successful hospital employee giving campaign with over 80% participation.
Most recently, Katie served as Director of Client Experience with Austin-based MSB, consulting with Texas school districts, working to design lasting and impactful solutions, and learning the challenges administrators and educators face.
Katie and her husband Brandon have three sons, all of whom attend Lake Travis schools.