A Toastmaster since 2012, Katie Rigsby has actively worked to improve as a communicator and leader by regularly attending meetings, competing in contests and earning her Advanced Communicator Bronze. Katie holds dual membership with Naturally N’awlins and Golden Crescent Toastmasters and has supported District 68 by frequently visiting additional clubs, taking on various leadership roles, recruiting new members, sponsoring new clubs, organizing contests, instructing District TLIs and achieving Advanced Leader Bronze.
Katie has over 16 years of experience in residential property management and has successfully managed real estate portfolios, customers, employees, crisis and finances with professionalism and confidence. Her role as a Club President paired with her experience managing over 200 employees has allowed Katie the opportunity to lead diverse groups while accomplishing a common goal. As Vice President of Membership Katie’s sales experience and ability to connect with others helped to increase membership and encourage newer members to take on leadership roles. Katie never backs down from a challenge and has exhibited her tenacity as she has worked to establish herself as a professional speaker. Her unique marketing strategies have continued to engage members and have allowed her to expand her own speaking business from local engagements to opportunities nationwide.
Katie aspires to become a Distinguished Toastmaster within the next 12 months and an Accredited Speaker within the next two years. Katie’s passion is helping people, and her mission is to inspire success one person at a time. The role of Club Growth Director would allow Katie to live out her mission by working to provide others with the opportunity for personal improvement and professional success!