As Marketing Manager, Katie promotes Virginia's New River Valley as a premier destination to live, work, and do business. She manages the branding, website design, and social media presence for Virginia’s New River Valley and Onward NRV. Originally from Blacksburg, Katie earned a B.S. in Psychology from Davidson College in 2009 and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Vanderbilt University in 2010. Katie spends her free time reading, gardening, and exploring the NRV with her husband and daughter.