A Bit About Katie

5 Branches Consulting was founded by Katie Davis in 2011.  Katie has over twenty years’ experience in systems and process improvement, fundraising and strategic visioning.  Katie holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management and is a Society for Human Resources (SHRM-CP) certified professional. She has dedicated her entire career to helping organizations and businesses across multiple sectors achieve impact while remaining resilient during challenging times. From the smallest of nonprofits to large businesses and corporations, Katie’s unique approach to achieving organizational effectiveness - developing a collective strategy, achieving financial success, establishing equitable management processes and policies and developing and supporting collective leadership - means she can hold the larger vision while breaking down processes into achievable and incremental steps.  Katie brings a level of play and  humor to problem solving and planning reflected in her unique facilitation agendas. 

Katie sits on multiple boards both nationally and internationally. She spends her free time playing in the mountains of Colorado and serving her community as a local leader.  She currently resides near Salida, Colorado. 

Education: 

  • Certificate of Nonprofit Management from University of Washington 

  • Society For Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) 

  • Master of Science, Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration, Western Illinois University 

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and Sociology, Principia College 

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