Katie Niemann

Director of Information Technology

Katie ensures that Houston Endowment is supported with effective IT strategy and sound practices. In addition to overseeing enterprise-wide IT plans, she develops technical solutions that help people work and collaborate seamlessly. The ever-evolving world of IT is a perfect fit for Katie who thrives on helping people and solving problems.

She brings a unique perspective to IT, having also served as a leader in communications and digital marketing for other nonprofit organizations. As the senior director of technology at the Houston Zoo, she led a turnaround of the Zoo’s IT department, supporting their strategic plan and expansion. A natural collaborator, she makes the complex simple for the teams she supports.

Katie balances her time on a computer with plenty of outdoor activities alongside her two children. She appreciates discovering new places through travel and new stories through nonfiction books.

She holds a Master of Humanities from the University of Dallas and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from the University of Texas.