Katie Creagh is a Principal at ghSMART. She advises private equity investors, hedge fund managers, and corporate clients on their most pressing leadership issues, including leadership assessment, succession planning, and organizational effectiveness.
Prior to joining ghSMART, Katie was a Manager in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Human Capital practice, where she helped senior-level clients develop and implement talent strategies that enabled their transformation objectives and enhanced business performance. In addition to her client engagements, she held numerous leadership roles supporting the firm’s own talent initiatives, including managing advanced degree recruiting for the Human Capital practice nationally. Prior to Deloitte, Katie advised Fortune 500 brands on their communication strategies and media investments at Starcom Worldwide, a Chicago-based media agency.
In addition to her professional pursuits, Katie serves on the Associate Board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicago and Northwest Indiana.
Katie earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Northwestern University. She lives in Chicago with her husband.