Katie has over 15 years of sensory and consumer science experience with leading food & beverage companies. She is highly skilled in strategic research planning focused on understanding project objectives to drive business decisions. Katie has expertise in a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative sensory and consumer research methods, which she leverages to provide actionable insights at all phases of the product development lifecycle. She is also a trained QDA panel moderator. Katie received her MBA from Roosevelt University and her BS from Eastern Illinois University. She also holds a certificate in Sensory & Consumer Science from UC Davis.