Senator Katie Fry Hester has lived in Howard County for 16 years with her husband Bill and two daughters.
Katie have a degree from Cornell University in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, a top ten program in the U.S. There she learned the practical skills needed to solve real-world problems.
During her professional career, Katie has always been a mediator and problem solver. She ha worked for SustainAbility, a consultancy focused on corporate responsibility, and most recently, I was the Americas Director of The Partnering Initiative.
In her work, Senator Hester has helped develop local agricultural markets, helped government agencies create jobs, advised companies on engaging key stakeholders, and trained hundreds of people in partnership building.