FOCUS Staff

Katie Carpenter, Associate Director of Member & Alumni Relations

Associate Director of Member & Alumni Relations
Tel: (314) 657-4033
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Katie Carpenter

Katie came to FOCUS in September 2017 from COCA-Center of Creative Arts where she served as the COCAbiz Program Manager. In her role at COCAbiz, a program that pairs art and business to provide experiential leadership workshops, Katie managed events, developed curriculum, and provided logistical support. Previously, Katie was a case manager at Iowa Homeless Youth Centers for a pilot program focused on increasing college retention for homeless youth. Her passion for education, collaboration, and dialogue drive her to discover unique learning opportunities wherever she can.

Katie serves on the board for Perennial St. Louis. She holds a B.A. in English and a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management from Drake University. Katie is also a graduate of FOCUS Impact Fellows and Emerging Leaders.