Katie Elizabeth Williams

A native of Elizabethton, Katie graduated as valedictorian from Unaka High School. She is the daughter of Donald and Judy Williams. Katie graduated with a degree in public relations from the University of Tennessee. She completed an internship with First Tennessee Bank and study abroad programs in France and China.

Katie received a master’s in elementary education from Arizona State University through the Teach for America program. She completed two years of service as a teacher in a low-income area of Phoenix, Arizona. Katie has taught English in China and served as principal of an English school in Thailand. She taught digital design technology for several years at the International School of Amsterdam in Holland.

She is a sales and marketing consultant for JadeTrack, a sustainability and energy management software startup in California. She is a member of Convent Arts Collective.

    The Niswonger Foundation was established in 2001 to make a positive and sustainable difference in education in Northeast Tennessee. This dream was envisioned by Scott M. Niswonger, who founded Landair Transport, Inc. and Forward Air Corporation. These companies were the first two Greeneville-based companies to be taken public in the history of Greene County, Tennessee. Jointly, the companies have combined annual revenue of over one-billion-dollars and employ more than 5000 people.


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    P.O. Box 1508
    Greeneville, TN 37744


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