Member pictureKatie Eaton
Michigan City Chamber of Commerce

Katie is a lifelong resident in the Michigan City area and has a passion for the growing and vibrant community.  She is currently the President of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce.   Katie’s past work experiences include economic development, workforce development, nonprofit management, community development, program management, volunteer/employee recruitment, fundraising, and marketing.
Katie will give a brief review of the Chamber’s 2020 Activities and provide thier goals for 2021. She will share with the audience an overview of the Michigan City Chamber’s history, purpose, and the benefits provided to its members.
MCCC Mission Statement: The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce serves to be a resource to its members, businesses, and the community to promote economic growth in the Michigan City area.
Katie is a graduate of Michigan City High School and attended Purdue University Northwest where she obtained her bachelor’s degree, majoring in English and Communications and later her Master’s in Business Administration.  Katie is a current board member for the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, an active member of the Michigan City Rotary Club, a member of the Vibrant Communities of La Porte County Housing Taskforce, and an active volunteer in her community for a variety of organizations.  She was listed in the NWI Times 20 Under 40 for 2018 and received the NWI Influential Women Award in the category of Up & Coming in Economic Development in 2018.  She lives in La Porte County with her husband Jeff and their three children.  Outside of work, Katie spends much of her time with her family and supporting her children’s activities such as baseball, theater, and music.