In her role as Development Officer, Katie Long heads up Oklahoma Contemporary’s Corporate Council and organizes annual fundraising events like ArtNow, Spring Dinner and Art of Brunch.
Katie began her career path working as assistant office manager at a family business for 11 years before moving into the food-and-beverage industry as an assistant general manager at The Barrel. After opening this location, she was hired as a booking agent at Box Talent where she worked for five years prior to joining the Oklahoma Contemporary team.
She is also passionately involved with two local nonprofit agencies, serving as a board member for the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association (OEDA) and as a founding board member of Annie Lillard Legacy, Inc., an organization that brings resources, community and joy to the journey of single parenthood. Katie is also involved with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s InternOKC program and other Chamber-related programs and events.
Katie attended the University of Oklahoma on an academic scholarship and majored in Accounting. During her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing on a weekly billiards league and dabbling in various artistic hobbies, such as painting, drawing and crochet. Katie is an avid traveler and enjoys learning new languages and exploring unique cuisines on her adventures. She was born and raised in Oklahoma City, where she still resides.
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