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Katie Burns

Katie is an Advisory Manager based out of Detroit with over 9 years of professional experience at PwC. She has spent her entire career in the Firm’s Management Consulting practice supporting both public and private entities with major finance transformation initiatives. Most recently, Katie has supported a multi-national company’s finance integration efforts that resulted from a purchase of a US-based automotive part supplier and has been leading both revenue and leasing GAAP change initiatives for a large publicly traded technology company in the heart of Silicon Valley.
Outside of client work, Katie is the deputy lead for PwC’s national Veteran’s Affinity Network (VAN) that consists of over 800 VAN members across 20 offices. She helps to coordination national, Veteran-centric community service events, works with PwC’s diversity and inclusion leadership to improve Veteran mentorship and development opportunities, and works with recruiting leads to enhance the firm’s recruitment of Veterans and military spouses. Her passion for supporting the firm’s VAN is driven largely from her experiences being a military spouse at PwC.  Katie’s husband – who has since transitioned out of active duty service – is an Army Veteran having most recently served as a member of the Army’s Old Guard stationed at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC.
Katie has an undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.