Katie Evans is the chief mission engagement officer of the Alzheimer's Association. In this role, she brings product ideas from concept to scalable implementation in order to extend the Association's reach to key audiences and increase access to quality care.
Evans provides strategic oversight of the Mission Engagement Division, a team who works collaboratively with the Association's strategic content experts and business leaders to formulate insight-driven products using traditional and new channels, driving growth and advancing mission delivery.
She oversees the development of these initiatives to engage community organizations, researchers, health care systems, long-term care and community-based providers, constituents and key stakeholders.
With a wealth of progressive nonprofit experience, Evans is uniquely equipped to nurture product ideas from concept to fulfillment, driving advancements in Alzheimer's care, support and research. She joined the Association in 2019 as vice president of Corporate Initiatives. During her tenure, Evans effectively collaborated to identify opportunities, developed business strategy, sold new initiatives and produced actionable plans that drove new revenue and awareness for the Association.
Before joining the Association, Evans spent 14 years in development at ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor's degree in advertising from the University of Florida.