Katie Lawrence, MHA, CMPE, has nearly 20 years of experience in executive leadership and change management. Her passion is simple: to partner with leaders to create organizational cultures where team members, leaders, and the business itself all flourish together.
Katie has deep industry experience in healthcare, yet the skills and systems she teaches cut across all industries to shape resilient leaders and teams. Today’s working world requires knowledge of tools and techniques for excelling in leadership while avoiding burnout and personal exhaustion. She provides insight and inspiration for confidence among leaders of all experience levels. Her energy is palpable – whether the audience is live in the room or streaming through a computer screen. She provides real life examples to connect concepts to action, empowering leaders with tools they can put into use immediately.
Katie has spent the majority of her career fostering growth in the Prisma Health medical group through escalating leadership roles that have crossed clinical departments and geography. Managing through partnerships and influence, Katie leads projects that focus on improving all aspects of the Quadruple Aim: patient experience, clinical quality, cost management, and provider/employee experience.
In addition to her role at Prisma Health, Katie is also the principal consultant with Willow Strategy Group. Willow Strategy Group partners with healthcare organizations and individual leaders to enhance culture, leadership skills, and interpersonal dynamics. She holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and Spanish from Furman University and a Masters in Health Administration from the Medical University of SC. She has presented to audiences of all sizes through webinars and at conferences and events across the country.
Areas of Expertise:
- Operations Management
- Change Management
- Executive & Physician Leadership
- Business Coaching
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training
- Practice Transformation
- Recruitment and Onboarding