We know you’re covering details most people never even think about. The lettuce salad. And the registration table. And the table skirts. And you do it well. And now, you need to find just the right person to deliver a powerful message. A proven speaker with experience and insight. Who can relate to your audience, and engage them, and inspire them. And take some of the pressure off you. Plus, you’d appreciate someone who will be easy to work with. And you appreciate all the extra things. Someone invested off the stage too. Someone who will stay and chat. Someone who really cares about people, and will understand why your event is special.

Hello Meeting Planner!

My successful business runs on two things:

intuition and hard work. 

Someone who researches your purpose, puts heart into a provoking message, and makes a connection with your attendees. That is my focus, my delight. And just the thought of that powerful engagement, the energy exchange… gives me chills. 

I'm Katie

And I believe you deserve a speaker who is passionate about your event.

Just a hunch… 
… we’re after the same thing

Working to bring your audience chills.

To draw people in. And add a dynamic energy. So it feels good at the end of the day. We can rest knowing we did our work. And we did it well. 

Whether global corporate events, agriculture audiences, healthcare, women or men… my heart is driven to impact. To make a difference. To deliver a powerful, meaningful, effective message. Professionally engaging, personally relating. 

Thank you for stopping by.

katie's formal bio

Katie shares her passion for farming with agriculture leaders including Global John Deere and the US Custom Harvesters. She understands the grinds of agriculture production and the breakdowns along the way. She inspires through her experiences of overcoming obstacles and celebrating the wins. She is bold and you will be forever changed and better equipped to take care of The Authentic Farm.

Her light-hearted humor and honest soul is a natural fit for those who long for a message that uplifts our spirits, draws us close and unites each of us. As a Mom, Katie is an expert in tough love and strong will. Her genuine stories approach hot-button topics with a down-to-earth style to open both hearts and minds in addressing The Authentic Mom.  

Balancing the demands of work, the tugs on personal life, and community obligations is a challenge. Our lives are full and at the end of the day, it’s easy to look back and struggle to describe how our time was spent. Katie will help you discover all the accomplishments in your busy days, recognizing the small wins. The victories which are credible and worthy of celebration. The understanding that life is more than a list of projects started and completed – its people; often referred to as The Authentic Heart

Katie handcrafts her message to the core of living; human connections choosing to devote time and talents where they can serve the greater good. You will laugh, you will cry, and you will be forever changed and better equipped to take care of The Authentic Life

In a world of hashtags, follows and likes, Katie awakens a genuine human connection. Meaningful moments with some passion. Some compassion. Some humor. And some pizazz. To stir the personal power that lies deep within each of us – no matter your story. 

Katie brings an adventure-seeking spirit. And lifts you higher. She’s a lover of all things authentic. Fascinated by new people, new experiences and living every day of her life. Her greatest passion is honoring the good energy and power our gifts bring to the world. Simply by doing what we love every day, benefits everyone. To look into the eyes of another human, and witness gifts in action, compels us all to a deeper appreciation for everyday life. The Authentic Life

On and off the stage, Katie relates life as open, raw and real as it is. Funny and serious. Honest and transparent. Knowing pure wonder is born when we recognize the gifts in ourselves, and others. People are special. And Katie naturally creates personal connection with each unique audience.

Identified as one of the Top 40 under 40 business leaders in the Midwest, The Business Watch magazine recognized Katie for professional development, community contributions, and her influential voice. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis relied on her reports to advise their agriculture decision makers. The Great American Wheat Harvest captured this North Dakota farm girl in its award-winning documentary. Katie loves tractors and work boots, yet as a guest at the National Ag Day in Washington, D.C., and a Finalist for Farm and Ranch Guide Country Woman of the Year, she was comfortable with the red carpet, high heels, and invigorating conversations with others who love life. 

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