Katrina has experience managing a wide range of projects focused on community engagement, recovery finance, the startup and innovation ecosystem, public policy analysis, and advocacy. She works closely with leaders across the public, private, and social sectors to amplify impact through equitable and inclusive economic development. A recent addition to the TIP Strategies team, Katrina previously worked for the City of Austin, enhancing public engagement efforts for the city budgeting process and managing the finances of COVID-19 response sites. Katrina also brings several years of experience working in state government, most recently as an Executive Aide to the Speaker of the Texas House. 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, both from the LBJ School of Public Affairs 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.