Katie is a consultant with over ten years' experience in strategic planning, performing arts facilities programming, project management, and consulting for public, private, domestic, and international projects. Katie’s clients include Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Seattle Repertory Theatre, the National Music Center of Canada, and Reed College. Her experience includes extensive work on green design and planning, with a special emphasis on ecologically sustainable building for arts and culture. Katie leads the west coast office of Fisher Dachs Associates.
She is a skilled project manager with deep experience generating consensus among diverse constituencies, managing complex planning processes, and advancing large projects to meet time and cost goals. Her experience facilitating teams and making unfamiliar ideas palatable to stakeholder groups makes her an ideal collaborator. She has experience in architectural design, performing arts management, fundraising, and sustainable building, all of which inform her consulting practice.
Katie holds a degree in Architecture from Princeton University and is a LEED-accredited professional and a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor. She loves dogs, cooking, wooden boats, adaptive reuse, and Gantt charts. Despite a demonstrated inability to sing, she is the Vice President and Development Chair of Seattle Pro Musica, an award-winning choral organization.