Senior Project Manager, Co-chair of the Pride Business Resource Group
Katie Spitzel is a senior project manager at Freddie Mac and co-chair of their Pride Business Resource Group. Katie’s work with the Pride BRG has led Freddie Mac to be a leader in LGBTQ+ inclusion, including founding an LGBTQ+ Enterprise Initiatives committee focused on partnering with HR and DEI to foster LGBTQ+ visibility and inclusion in the company. In addition, Katie championed Freddie Mac’s first-ever non-binary and bisexual+ programs, establishing employee-sharing spaces for these underrepresented groups. In 2021, Katie produced Freddie Mac’s first-ever “State of LGBTQ+ Housing Summit,” gathering industry leaders to share their work in equitable housing for the LGBTQ+ community. Outside of the BRG, Katie has experience in technology development, project management, operations, marketing, and communications. They received their B.A. in Communication Studies and Opera Performance from James Madison University.