Katie has served as C.E.O. of Lakeland Care since its inception in 2010. Under her leadership Lakeland Care has operated as a fully integrated organization, maintaining fiscal and programmatic integrity through multiple expansions and achieving cost-effectiveness while sustaining high member satisfaction levels and service quality. Prior to assuming her current role Katie led the planning effort that created Lakeland Care, and before that she helped develop and market a first-of-its-kind statewide health insurance co-operative for Wisconsin farmers and agribusinesses. Katie previously served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Women’s Council. Her work experience in state government includes Chief of Staff, Policy Analyst and constituent services positions in both the Wisconsin State Senate and Assembly, and public policy and executive team roles at two state agencies. Katie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a licensed health insurance professional and is appointed to the Wisconsin Women’s Council Board.