Katie Nivard

Katie is a strategic leader and cross disciplinary thinker who brings depth of industry experience working within Fortune 100 companies, social impact organizations, and startups while living across the globe. She is skilled at identifying talent across sectors, leading organizations through CEO transitions, and anticipating what's needed next to drive collaboration and innovation.

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Katie Nivard is a leader in RRA's Consumer/Technology, Healthcare sectors and a co-lead of RRA's West Coast Social Impact Practice. She is deeply involved and invested in the firm's Sustainability and DE&I work. She is a trusted client advisor, with a focus on systems thinking and complex, cross-sector partnerships. Katie is passionate about finding disruptive, undiscovered talent and advising the defining leaders and organizations of our time.

Katie joined RRA from the international development non-profit, Mama Hope, where she led Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy. Prior to Mama Hope, she previously held Marketing and Sustainability roles at The Coca-Cola Company and Foundation in Atlanta. While there, she launched and led Coca-Cola's sustainability startup and eco-fashion brand, EKOCYCLE.

Katie is also the Co-founder and CEO of Glorious, where she leads the nonprofit’s US-based operations to support high-impact, women-led education and health programs in East Africa and Central America.

BA, Communications - concentration in Marketing, Boston College
Katie is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers, Summit Series and Women’s Funding Network.
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Areas of Expertise

Consumer Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Education Executive Search Healthcare Social Impact Sustainability Officers Technology, Data, and Digital Officers

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Katie is a member of the World Economic Forum Shapers, Summit Series and Women’s Funding Network.