ST. LOUIS (Nov 25, 2019) - The Kids In The Middle Board of Directors removed the interim title and announced Katy Walter as its permanent leader. Walter was appointed as interim CEO in July 2019.
“I’m excited to announce Ms. Walter as the agency’s CEO. She has served the agency for over eight years and brings an exceptional combination of knowledge and experience,” says Bill Clarke, President of KITM Board of Directors. “As our interim CEO for the past four months, Katy has been remarkable in her leadership position, making it an extremely easy decision for the Board.
Walter has nearly 15 years of both clinical and leadership experience. Before serving in her executive role, Walter held multiple positions at Kids In The Middle, including Director of Clinical Operations and Chief Program Officer, in which she provided oversight of agency programs and managed all aspects of clinical operations. She has a true understanding of the agency’s strategic plan and procedures and has demonstrated proficiency in clinical services, supervision, program outcomes, and management.
“I am very grateful for the opportunity to lead Kids In The Middle as CEO, and I am looking forward to continued growth for the organization,” says Katy Walter, CEO of KITM. “I want to thank the Board for trusting in my abilities and recognizing the passion I have KITM, our incredible staff, and the families that we serve.”
Katy holds a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and is currently pursuing a dual Masters in Non-profit Management and Public and International Affairs through Washington University. She will receive an Advanced Certificate of Non-profit Management in May 2020.
About Kids In The Middle
Kids In The Middle (KITM) helps children and families transition to a new way of life before, during and after separation and divorce, for the sake of creating healthier futures for all involved. Founded in 1977, KITM is a nationally accredited non-profit agency that provides comprehensive and confidential counseling, education and support services focused on the entire family. KITM is a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and receives funds from the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund. KITM is located at 2650 S. Hanley Rd. in St. Louis, Mo. For more information, visit www.kidsinthemiddle.org.
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