As the Director of Human Resources for the HVS offices in the United States, Katie manages employee benefits, retirement planning, and associate state licensing, as well as all offices' operational accounts and facility coordination for the firm’s Professional Development Center. Katie gained her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification in 2010 and her SHRM-CP certification in 2015. She enjoys making the professional world an easier place to navigate for all of her colleagues throughout their careers. Katie feels lucky to have achieved a wonderful work-life balance; when away from the office, her joys include camping and hikes through Lory State Park, Pingree Park, and the Keystone area with her family. Katie volunteers with some of the reading and writing programs as part of the IB curriculum at local schools.