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Katie Petcavich, Human Resource Director.
Katie brings more than 30 years of human resources experience to her leadership role at Guide Dogs for the Blind. She has enjoyed working in a broad array of industries in the for-profit world ranging from retail to architecture to advertising. She also has honed her experience in human resources in the non-profit sector through her time with the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael and Guide Dogs for the Blind.

In her current role, Katie is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership to Guide Dogs for the Blind’s HR initiatives such as recruitment, compensation, benefits, training and employee relations. She also ensures policies, procedures and HR programs are consistently administered, aligned with organizational goals and are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements and employment laws.

When not working, Katie enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking, hiking and walking her dog, Chipper.