I'm Katie, an expert communications consultant.

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About Katie

Katie Radel founded Ripple Consulting Group to provide communications consulting to organizations who need to tell their story and have a positive relationship with their audience and community.  We believe that stories and relationships can cause long-term, positive ripple effects.


Katie is the former Director of Marketing and Public Relations for an HCA hospital and helped launch Studio Bank as VP of Marketing. She has led public relations and marketing initiatives for Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, startups, and nonprofits.

Katie is a 2021 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award nominee. In 2017, she was a Nashville Emerging Leaders Award finalist and in 2012, she was named to the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list. She serves as a board member for Nashville NAWBO, Women in Healthcare, and Saddle Up!, she is an advisor for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, she serves on the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Chamber South Leadership Team, and she is a member of 100 Women Who Care and Impact100 Nashville.

Katie is an Ohio native and lives in Nashville with her husband, son, and rescue dog.  She is a people connector, dog and horse lover, and enjoys finding hidden gem restaurants. She is fiercely committed to giving back to the community and supporting women in their career journey.