Katie Gardner


Director, Events
Washington, D.C.

Katie joined the FP Group in 2016, working to produce high-level, interactive events for FP and clients both domestically and abroad. Since joining the team, she has been involved in the planning of branded events including the 100 Leading Global Thinkers celebration and the Diplomat of the Year dinner. She was the Participant Development Director for the inaugural CultureSummit in Abu Dhabi.

Katie has nearly a decade of event and relationship management. Prior to joining FP, she served as Associate Director of Major Gifts & Special Events for NARAL Pro-Choice America, overseeing all details of signature west-coast events.  She previously worked in a variety of fundraising and events capacities for the Democratic National Committee, Obama for America, and the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee, traveling the country managing a range of events from intimate roundtables to multi-day conferences.

A native of North Carolina, Katie is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.