Katie Fitzgerald
Employee behavior can make or break a company’s reputation. Successful organizations engage and inspire employees to act as positive brand ambassadors each day.

Katie Fitzgerald


Katie is a Director in Brunswick’s Chicago office. She advises clients on a range of critical issues with a specialist focus on employee engagement and change communications.

Katie develops strategies for clients to inspire greater engagement and performance among their employees. Drawing on more than 15 years of experience, Katie works with clients to navigate the complex internal and external dynamics framing their employees’ experiences. She works closely with heads of strategy, communication or HR to develop the right employee engagement approach to support implementation of a new or existing strategy by positioning leaders effectively and driving internal communication efficiency. Katie’s experience includes operating model shifts, union organizing efforts, organizational restructuring, communication skill building, and diversity and inclusion matters.

Prior to joining Brunswick, Katie was a member of FTI Consulting’s Employee Engagement and Change team, and formerly lead internal and external country communications for Thales USA, a French-headquartered defense company. Katie began her career at Hill & Knowlton where she developed and implemented strategic and competitive media relations strategies.

Katie holds a degree in communications from Loyola University of Chicago and is certified in the ProSci® methodology of change management.