Katie Banks is the Director of Finance and Administration for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, she handled the Finance & Administration Department for the American Telemedicine Association, and prior to that was finance manager at the Academy of Educational Development (later called Family Health International), financially managing large-scale U.S. government contracts and cooperative agreements. Katie hails from Minnesota where she gained a degree in international management from Gustavus Adolphus College and later worked at Neighborhood House, a community development nonprofit.