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Katie Chiupka

Manager of Business Development and Partnerships

Katie joined Madrona in 2021. In this role she works to drive business growth and identify partnership opportunities for Madrona portfolio companies. 

Past Lives   

Katie comes to Madrona from Slalom Consulting. While at Slalom, Katie was responsible for the development and implementation of strategic business and technology programs for various Seattle based companies. Katie built a reputation as a trusted advisor by understanding clients’ individual business needs, managing through effective communication and delivering results. 

Katie started her career at a local Seattle startup delivering a business strategy to bring in-person design experiences online. She also expanded her digital retail experience working for Microsoft and Zulily. Katie has a diverse background including business consulting, digital enablement, business development, program/product management and marketing.  

Education and Extracurricular   

Katie is from the Seattle area, and graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Society, Ethics, and Human Behaviors. Outside of work, Katie enjoys golfing when weather permits and skiing in the winter.