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Katie Herbek



Katie is a member of the Texas-McCombs MBA Class of 2019. She is focusing on the critical intersection of business innovation, policy and people. In addition to serving as Director of Venture Fellows, Katie is on the Graduate Business Council, an Advisory Board Member of sxswedu and co-founder of the civic-engagement startup Civic I/O.

Prior to McCombs, Katie served in the Obama Administration for 5 years, including serving 2 years at the White House as ROTUS. Most recently, she was at the education non-profit, Turnaround for Children, focusing on the strategic planning and execution of the organization’s policy and advocacy work. Katie is a triple Longhorn; she received a B.A. in Government and B.S. in Communication Studies in 2006.

Pre McCombs Career: Obama for America, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the White House, the US Department of Education, Turnaround for Children, Civic I/O

Venture Fellows Spring 2018 Internship: True Wealth Ventures