Learning new things. Connecting with people. Writing.
Director, Leadership Development
Hi I'm Katie. I'm a game-changing super connector who helps companies and individuals drive change. After surviving cancer and obesity, I began writing in 2009 about my journey to a healthier life. I’m a Gen X globetrotting self-improvement junkie with a passion for all the roles I play: mom, wife, runner and leader. I be...
Become the change you want to see. It is not what you achieve, it is what you overcome. A good leader inspires confidence in others, a great leader has confidence in themself.
Director - Competence, Capability & Culture
May 2012 — Present
* Post Macondo, joined the newly formed Safety & Operational Risk central organization to define a simple strategy, operational model and change needed to drive and embed competence and capability management for high hazard roles.
Pace 2 Finish
Author, Blogger, Speaker
Global Program Manager
July 2005 — April 2012
* Served in various leadership roles to drive cultural organizational change and performance improvement worldwide including process standardization and HSSE.
* Executed competence, learning programs and targeted interventions with a risk management, leadership and operational excellence lens in corporate and field locations.
* Visible leader in diversity, inclusion and workforce development initiatives.
June 1997 — July 2005
Management consultancy projects for energy, financial and technical sectors with a specific focus on process, people and technology changes and improvements. Business challenges included divestments, bankruptcy, globalization and standardization, and deregulation.
Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communications
Rice University - Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
Executive Education, Energy
Mandeville High School