Katie Connelly


What do you really do at work?
As the Membership and Communications Specialist for NANOS, I am the first line of contact and resource for the NANOS committees and members. Attention to detail, accuracy, and staying focused to deliver excellent customer service are essential when representing NANOS to the outside world.

Describe your Perfect Day.
My perfect day starts on a boat with friends and family, moves to good food and company around the kitchen table, and ends with a nice cup of tea on the porch.

What’s your Superpower?
My superpower is listening. This skill enables me to help strengthen relationships, build trust, and recognize diverse points of view.

What’s your life motto?
Start each day with a positive thought.

What inspires you?
I’m inspired when teamwork and collaboration deliver a seemingly impossible goal.

Katie recently graduated from the University of Iowa where she majored in Journalism & Mass Communications and received certificates in both Event and Entrepreneurial Management. Katie comes with several years of administrative experience and has strong written and verbal communication skills.

She also went through a Special Events internship and has knowledge and experience in the event planning industry. She understands the importance of networking and relationship building, which are instrumental in any role at GMP. When she’s not working, Katie likes visiting her friends in Nashville, trying new Pinterest recipes, and interior decorating.