Employee Spotlight, News | August 30, 2023

Spotlight On Katie Goncalves: Transforming Challenges at FEMA

As a Midlevel Planner under a PTAS (Planning and Technical Assistance Support Services) task contract, Katie plays a pivotal role in crafting emergency plans for FEMA Region 4. Her role requires a fusion of meticulous research, strategic planning, and innovative problem-solving. Since joining OTHSolutions in February, Katie’s impact has grown significantly. Her swift integration into the team’s mission is a testament to her adaptability and dedication. Fueled by a desire to evolve professionally, Goncalves eagerly embraces project-based challenges. She envisions herself fully immersed in research that will prepare her to deliver the best outcomes for our Nation.

As Katie reflects on her work with FEMA, it becomes evident that her position offers a unique vantage point to explore a diverse array of subjects in great depth. Katie states,

“In my position at OTH, I have the opportunity to delve deeply into various topics, enabling me to craft solutions that bring clarity and effectiveness to our work. It’s transforming chaos into order.”

In essence, Katie’s work involves the remarkable task of transforming complex issues into a manageable framework, illuminating the proficiency she brings to her role.

Katie’s passion for discovery extends from her professional career to her personal life. Fluent in the language of adventure, she thrives on exploring diverse cultures and experiences through traveling. Additionally, Katie finds joy in gardening, where the anticipation of growth mirrors her own journey.

For more information on our work with FEMA, be sure to read the full case study here.