Katie Millard has been with Habitat for Humanity for over 10 years and is currently the director of development and advocacy at Sussex County Habitat for Humanity. At Sussex County Habitat, Katie oversees all fundraising, communications, and marketing, while advocating to increase access to safe, decent, and affordable housing in Sussex County and throughout the State of Delaware.
Katie received a Master of Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College and her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University. Over her career, Katie has made it her personal and professional mission to work for organizations that promote fair housing and access to affordable homes. Katie has secured nearly $10 million dollars to build affordable housing in Sussex County and has advocated to increase funding for affordable housing production on the local and federal level. She has previously worked at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh, Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, and Morris Habitat for Humanity. She currently serves as the co-chair of the Sussex Housing Group’s Advocacy Committee, sits on the Delaware Community Foundation’s Grant Review Committee, is a member of the Delaware Affordable Housing Coalition, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Lewes-Rehoboth Beach. Katie was honored to be part of Delaware Business Times’ list of top 40 under 40 young professionals in 2021 and a Spur Impact 2022 Impact Award awardee.