Katie Wilkes is a humanitarian communications professional in Chicago, Illinois. An American Red Cross national spokesperson, she deploys to disasters to help coordinate public affairs. Katie has worked on assignment in Geneva, Switzerland, for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, where she launched global health and safety campaigns and developed communications for the ongoing Ebola epidemic response.
Previously, Katie provided communication for clients that included the Chicago Blackhawks and S.C. Johnson & Son. She is a magna cum laude graduate of DePaul University.