Katherine Knight Patterson

Vice President of Communications


Bucket List:
My goal is to make a difference in the lives of others (and travel the world!)

Name a person with whom you most would want to have dinner:
I would dine with my late grandparents, any of the Founding Fathers, Queen Elizabeth, Walt Disney, and Amelia Earhart

Experience:
My first job was in the mailroom of my home state Senator Saxby Chambliss. I stayed on Capitol Hill for about 6 more years after that as a press secretary, then worked in communications at the U.S. Chamber, now at AALU.

My Life at AALU:
I oversee the communications team, aiming to help grow AALU’s communications operation, reach, and influence.

Office: (703) 641-8142

Hometown: Rome, Georgia

Education: University of Georgia followed by a Master’s from Georgetown University

Family: My husband Will and I live on Capitol Hill in D.C. with family all across the southeast