Katie Nickels


Head of Growth

About Katie

As Director and Head of Growth at Orr Group, Katie leads the firm's efforts to advance as a leader in the nonprofit consulting industry. She oversees the firm's complete branding, marketing and business development efforts, including managing the Growth Team and providing creative direction for marketing initiatives, business development, and relationship-building opportunities.

Katie has extensive experience in proposal generation, contract execution, and working with partners in fundraising, development, strategic planning, and event management. Her expertise makes her a valuable asset to the organization. She is also responsible for optimizing marketing campaigns and tracking sales activities through the use of Salesforce and Pardot technologies.

Before joining Orr Group, Katie worked as a Development and Communications Assistant at Habitat for Humanity in Rochester, NY, where she supported the development and communications teams and contributed to various fundraising projects.

Selected Recent Partners:
  • City Harvest
  • Niagara University
  • Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
  • Partnership Schools
  • PeerForward
  • Prospect Park Alliance
  • United Community Schools
  • Vibrant Emotional Health
  • Volunteers of America Greater New York
  • YMCA of Delaware
When I'm not working...

You can find me hiking and biking in the summer months or skiing in the winter.

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