Katrina Parkey, CWDP
Katrina has experience managing a wide range of projects focused on community engagement, talent strategies, public policy analysis, and advocacy. She works closely with leaders across the public, private, and philanthropic sectors to amplify impact by implementing inclusive economic development initiatives and building equitable pathways to quality jobs. Katrina’s recent client engagements include managing the implementation of strategic planning initiatives for Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and preparing strategies for Texas to better align workforce planning with economic development. Prior to joining TIP, she spent several years working in city and state government, specializing in stakeholder relations. In addition to her government experience, Katrina has consulted with nonprofits on impact analysis, marketing, board development, and fundraising strategies. Katrina received a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, both at the University of Texas at Austin. She has a Bachelor of Arts in History with Highest Honors and Leadership Honors from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Katrina is also a Certified Workforce Development Professional.