Communications Specialist Katie Allison joined the professional team at the Community Foundation of Henderson County in August 2019. Katie is responsible for leading the Foundation’s communications and public relations efforts to demonstrate the power of personal and community philanthropy.
She was most recently the Director of Marketing for United Way of Henderson County and has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2014. Katie is passionate about helping nonprofits find their voice and spread their message. With her years of experience in the nonprofit communications field, Katie brings valuable insight to the position as well as the Foundation.
Katie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wingate University earning a BS in Communications with a concentration in Journalism and Mass Media. She was a member of the Cross Country and Track & Field teams for four years, a Presidential Ambassador, Yearbook Editor, and a member of Phi Eta Sigma Academic Honor Fraternity.
A native of Upstate South Carolina, Katie grew up in Spartanburg. She enjoys being with her husband and son, traveling as much as possible, and working on the occasional home renovation project.