Kat is a Manager, Marketing at JDI where she specializes in honing a client’s message and then delivering that message to impactful places and people. She is currently focused on enterprise security, artificial intelligence and digital health technologies.

​Previously, Kat worked in content marketing at Native Commerce​ where she led​ writing and editing​​ for 25 clients​​. ​In her editorial role she kept the voice of each ​client​ unique and authentic​ while creating pieces that moved the needle for their business​.​ Her content development experience spans infographic​s​,​ blogging, ​web copy and white-papers.

Stretching her writing chops even further, Kat is also a regular contributor to the Austin Chronicle. She’s covered everything from NEA funding in Austin to star therapy dogs but has a special soft spot for community activism stories. She graduated with a B.A. in English and German from the University of Texas at Austin​ — dabbling in Polish along the way and coming one step closer to her lifetime dream of being trilingual.

Outside of work, Kat continues to read and write to a weird degree. She’s a member of numerous book clubs and story workshopping groups and volunteers with Austin Bat Cave to teach creative writing to elementary students. When she finally needs a break from words, she loves to hike and camp.

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