As Director of Sustainability Initiatives of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA), Katie provides technical support to NRMCA members and state affiliates regarding green building standards including LEED, Green Globes and the International Green Construction Code among others. She also manages education and certification programs for members such as Environmental Product Declarations, Responsible Sourcing, Corporate Social Responsibility and Material Ingredient Disclosure. Katie is a graduate of the Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University where she earned a bachelor's degree with a concentration in Concrete Contracting. Prior to joining NRMCA, she worked for Turner Construction as Sustainability Program Manager for their Technology division, with a primary focus on embodied carbon reduction, waste management, and LEED project management. She currently serves on Nashville Mayor Cooper’s Sustainability Advisory Committee and is a founder of the Carbon Leadership Forum Nashville Hub.