Katie’s career spans 35 years in Florida banking and wealth management with leadership positions in various financial institutions. During her career, she was the President of Bank of America in Pinellas County, CEO and board member of Florida Bank headquartered in Tampa and the President and board member of C1 Bank in St. Petersburg. She is adept at leading high growth organizations and twice participated in the successful IPO of two Florida banks. In addition to her commitment to business matters, Katie has provided leadership to several large organizations in the Tampa Bay area throughout her career.
She has served on the boards of United Way, Tampa Bay Partnership, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Pinellas County Education Foundation, SPCA of Tampa Bay, and many others. Her greatest volunteer passion has been with healthcare organizations. She served for many years on the board and as chair of the Audit and Finance committees for Bayfront Health System and was a founding board member of Healthy St. Pete. Katie has also dedicated countless hours to The American Heart Association of Tampa Bay, serving as chair of the organization and a founder of the Go Red For Women campaign devoted to raising money and awareness of cardiovascular disease among women and ensuring that NIH research funding requires the inclusion of women as subjects. Katie currently serves on the board of Bayfront Hospital Foundation, a subsidiary of Orlando Health Systems and is a board member of Axiom Bank, N.A. in Maitland, Florida. Katie is a native Floridian and feels lucky to call St. Petersburg home since 1987.