Katie Thomas brings to the Market Street team her skills as a strong researcher and data analyst. Katie is passionate about workforce development and using data-driven methods and qualitative research to help communities make informed decisions. Some of her current and recent projects include Wichita, KS; Sioux Falls, SD; and Topeka, KS. Prior to joining Market Street Services, Katie worked as an Economist for the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions where she gained valuable insight and experience working with labor market statistics.
Katie earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in economics from the University of New Mexico, where she specialized in international and development economics. She completed the IEDC Basic Economic Development Course at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2014.
Katie resides in Las Vegas, NV where her husband is currently stationed in the Air Force. When not working, she’s typically chasing after her two young children and enjoying quality time with her family.