Katy Broom joined the Civic Federation in 2015. As Communications Director, Katy is responsible for developing and implementing the Civic Federation’s internal and external communications strategy. She oversees media and public relations and creates content for the Federation’s outreach efforts.
Prior to joining the Civic Federation, Katy worked at the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council, where she handled media relations and advocacy communications on behalf of the region's hospitals and health systems. Prior to that, she was with public affairs firm Res Publica Group.
Katy holds a juris doctor degree from DePaul University College of Law and a B.A. in political science and economics from The Ohio State University. Outside of the office, she enjoys learning new recipes, cheering on the Buckeyes, spending time with her dogs and dining out with friends.