Katie Shupe is a Communications Associate at the Institute. She manages advertising and promotions and works to build media relationships. Her primary goal is to connect the Institute to those who can most benefit from its message.
Katie grew up in Tampa, Florida. She received her BA in communication and acting from Palm Beach Atlantic University in May 2011 and her Masters of Advertising from the University of Florida in 2013. She also spent a semester abroad at Wycliffe Hall of Oxford University studying classics. Previously she has worked on several political campaigns and interned at the Leadership Institute in the political training department. She has held leadership positions on campus in both the College Republicans and Young Americans for Liberty where she organized activism projects and promoted student involvement in politics.