As a global sales director in the outdoor industry with over 20 years of experience, Katie Hawkins is passionate about paving the way for women and girls on the trails and in the board room. She has led international sales teams and growth initiatives for iconic outdoor brands such as Marmot, Black Diamond Equipment, and Gregory Mountain Products. Katie also serves on the Board of Directors for two amazing nonprofits, the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) and SheJumps.
Katie is an avid backcountry skier, mountain biker, and trail runner. Her passions and love of the Sierra led her to current role as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Ice Axe Expeditions in Truckee, California where she lives with her family and is embarking on her greatest adventure so far — motherhood.