Katie Gillespie

Marketing & Communications Lead

As the in-house designer, social media aficionado and digital communicator, Katie is passionate about spreading awareness of the Shad brand and ensuring we look good as we do it.

Katie is inspired every day by the young leaders who aim to make a lasting change on our world. She believes Shad is the place where these dreamers see that their goals can become reality.

She is an alumna of Wilfrid Laurier University with an HBA in communication studies and a post-graduate certificate in corporate communications from Sheridan Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. Katie has both theoretical insight on communication practices and intensive experience developing and executing various marketing plans and strategies. In her spare time, you can find her chasing after her little one, at a local barre class or using her love for design to create wedding invitation suites and art prints.