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Katie Carrera

MPS, SHRM-SCP | Director of Human Resources

  • Seattle

Katie is responsible for managing safety, performance management, talent acquisition, leadership development, benefits, and compensation.

Personal Bio

In her role as Director of Human Resources, Katie is responsible for managing safety, performance management, talent acquisition, leadership development, benefits, and compensation.

Katie attained a master’s degree in Human Resources and Employment Relations from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Illinois at Chicago. Originally from Chicago, before Abbott her background was in animal management. She ran teams of Zookeepers for zoos and small non-profit sanctuaries and worked closely with lions, tigers and exotic birds.

When she is not at Abbott, Katie loves spending time in the outdoors that includes camping, hiking, and paddle boarding. She also likes reading and spending time with her Goldendoodle, Riley.

Abbott crews frequently work in occupied spaces of the hospital and have proven time and again that integrity is a key component to their company. Showing ultimate consideration for our patients at all times."
Brad Wendt - UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center