Katie Ritter, Writer

Monkton, Maryland, United States

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Katie Ritter, Writer

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FREELANCE WRITING
Professional freelance writer able to work across a wide variety of topics. Recent projects:
• Speech to Russian and Azerbaijan Green Building Councils
• Speech to South African Council of Shopping Centers
• Article on alumni entrepreneurs for US college
• Article on sickle-cell anemia for Red Cross’ Immunohematology journal
• Web content for design and branding company

DEVELOPMENT
Director of the Annual Fund for Oldfields School, with responsibility for all aspects of strategic program design, planning, alumni magazine, donor communications, materials, and campus events presence.

• Built Asian parent giving to 50% participation and increased giving from $500 to over $25,000
by designing a culturally-sensitive international donor program
• Exceeded 2012-13 goal by 9% by revitalizing and branding annual giving program


CORPORATE/TECHNICAL
Partner and project manager at Gateway Technical Services clients for business development, contact management databases, incident handling databases, employee productivity. Wrote award-winning entries for IBM ‘Mark of Quality’ competitions, value propositions, RFP/RFQs and technical training manuals. Proficient in marketing, sales management, software customization, implementation management, training, support. Oversaw corporate finances and implemented cross-tested 401k plan.

EDUCATION
Swarthmore College ‘79, BA Biology, Studio Arts minor
Rice University, exchange program


INTERESTS
Solar energy, history, art, architecture, antiques, anthropology, stone wall construction, universal constants, evolution of almost anything…nearly any topic except automotive repair.

Hiking, yoga, bicycling, little bit of rock climbing, and I still dream of skating on a hockey team again…

Work Terms

Flexible