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Upstate Forever Staff

Katie Hottel

Katie Hottel

GIS Coordinator

Katie Hottel joined Upstate Forever in 2013 with previous experience working for environmentally focused nonprofit organizations in the Greenville area.  A graduate of Furman University with a degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences, she also holds a certification as a Senior Sustainability Professional. After studying cartography in school, Katie loves making maps for Upstate Forever!

Originally from Charlotte, NC, Katie fell in love with Greenville during her time at Furman, where she met her husband. In her free time, Katie enjoys exploring local restaurants and coffee shops, biking on the Swamp Rabbit Trail, and spending time with her husband, son, and cat.

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