Associate Director of Government Relations
Katie serves as an Associate Director of Government Relations for J.A. Green & Company.
In this role, she represents clients before Congressional stakeholders and executive branch agencies, focusing on the defense authorization and appropriations requests processes and achieving client objectives in legislation. Katie also provides research and analysis on proposed legislation and federal policy, evaluating the impact of current events on the defense industrial base and the federal budget.
Before joining Green & Co., Katie worked on Capitol Hill for five years, serving in both the House and Senate for members of the Alabama delegation. Most recently, Katie was a legislative correspondent for Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), where she focused on research and writing on defense, foreign affairs, space, and homeland security issues. Katie also gained experience in the defense appropriations process by supporting the National Security Advisor with managing hundreds of requests and engaging with defense industry and DoD officials.
Katie holds a B.A. in International Relations from Samford University and a M.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. After six years in Washington, Katie is now based in her hometown, Huntsville, Alabama, a critical hub for the defense and aerospace industry.