Katie Roy

Katie Roy currently serves as a Senior Advisor at Education Resource Strategies and Managing Attorney of Nonprofits Counsel, LLC. Prior to these roles, Katie founded the School + State Finance Project, a nonpartisan policy organization recognized for its independent analysis and creative, thoughtful policy solutions to education funding and state finance challenges. In 2017, the School + State Finance Project played a key role in overhauling Connecticut’s education funding formula, resulting in the adoption of a transparent, adequate, equitable, and predictable education funding formula for the first time in over a decade.

Additionally, Katie has significant leadership experience in the government and non-profit sectors, serving in roles including interim CFO of Hartford Public Schools and General Counsel at TSNE MissionWorks. Katie began her career as a grassroots advocate for LGBT civil rights and marriage equality. She is an alumna of Vassar College and Connecticut College, holds a J.D. and certificate in tax studies from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and is a member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of Connecticut.