Katy leads all aspects of communications, marketing and strategic branding at the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership. Her goal each day is to tell the stories of economic growth and vitality in the St. Louis region. Katy’s career has taken her from reporting in the neighborhoods of St. Louis for KMOV-TV, to the anchor desk at KPLR-TV. She went on to found her own strategic communications firm in 2008 and joined the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership in February 2011. Katy has been named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 People Under 40 to watch and a Woman of Achievement by her Alma Mater, Nerinx Hall High School. A few fun facts: She has flown with the Blue Angels and can twirl a baton - theater kid! With her creative talents, she is excited to go on stage on behalf of CSC to challenge Justin’s title and claim one for herself!