Katie Brandt, owner of Altius Consulting, is an organizational development consultant and executive coach. She specializes in helping business leaders bring courage, compassion, and connection into their organization so that collectively, they can do their best work. Her mission is to transform organizational cultures.


Brandt started her own business over 14 years ago after working as an organizational development consultant at a global Fortune 100 company. She holds a BS in psychology from Indiana University and an MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. She is certified by the International Coaching Federation as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and was trained directly by Brené Brown to facilitate the Dare to Lead™ program. Brandt lives in Ellicott City with her husband of 24 years, Chris, and her two teenage daughters.