Katie Hae Leo partners with individuals and families in the Southern and Eastern regions to support equitable access to healthy, sustainable food for all.

Prior experience

Prior to joining CSPI, Katie served as a philanthropic advisor for the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation, where she helped individuals and families achieve their philanthropic priorities. She brings over a decade in nonprofits, including leading development at Springboard for the Arts, ACLU of SC, and Chrysalis in Arizona. A former actor and published writer, Katie holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, and a BA in English from DePauw University.

Joined CSPI

Katie joined CSPI in November 2023.

What do you enjoy most about working at CSPI?

I am inspired to connect people to CSPI's work towards healthy food equity and transparency.