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Katie's Story

As part of the Trade & Investment Attraction team, Katie is responsible for identifying business retention, expansion, and investment attraction opportunities for the Calgary region. 

While focusing on International Business Development and the Global Business Centre (GBC), her role involves strategy and program development for international trade and export readiness for Calgary companies exploring new markets; management of inbound delegations and outbound missions; and leveraging the GBC to connect businesses, governments, and Consuls in positioning Calgary locally and internationally.

In her previous role as Manager, Marketing and Communications, Katie was responsible for providing strategic and creative direction for multiple projects and sectors at Calgary Economic Development. Her expertise lies in corporate communications, media relations, event management, brand management, stakeholder relations and, internal and external communications.

Katie’s role requires collaboration with internal business units and senior management, various levels of government as well as a wide variety of key stakeholders and business leaders. She joined the team at Calgary Economic Development in 2007.

Katie is a graduate of Mount Royal University with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and diploma in Broadcasting. With a passion for sport and recreation, Katie spends her free time skiing, golfing, biking and finding new adventures with her husband and two children.


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