Katie Kieffer is a columnist and political commentator. She runs KatieKieffer.com.
Katie has a background in journalism, multimedia entrepreneurship and commercial real estate. Katie is a popular public speaker for college campuses and national professional conferences. Katie is a member of the Ladies of Liberty Alliance Speakers Bureau. Katie is also a guest commentator on radio and cable TV programs. She has been featured on CNBC and the FOX Business Network.
Katie graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas. As a college freshman, she wrote an opinion column for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. During her sophomore year of college, Katie founded, edited and published a nationally recognized student newspaper called the St. Thomas Standard.
Katie has over six years of experience in commercial real estate. She chaired a National NAIOP Young Professionals Forum of rising stars in commercial real estate and traveled across the country learning about different geographic business climates and development trends. Katie has been named one of the “Twin Cities 25 Finest Young Professionals.”
Katie is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited. She is authorized to counsel businesses on achieving greater profitability through energy.
Katie’s writing and commentary inspires professionals to think innovatively, whether they work within a large corporation or are interested in starting their own entrepreneurial ventures.