Katie Cawelti (formerly Katie Pringle) serves as Director of Operations at Curt Pringle & Associates where she has been since 2014. She has over 10 years of robust experience working with communities and leading various outreach initiatives. Prior to her time at CP&A, she worked at SC Fuels, Orange as Community Outreach Coordinator.
As Director of Operations, Mrs. Cawelti oversees many of the firm’s client projects and key initiatives including, but not limited to, community outreach, land use entitlement, public relations, local advocacy, and strategic planning. Hailing from an extensive advocacy, outreach, and community relations background, Mrs. Cawelti enhances the ability of CP&A to deliver a wide variety of services to their clients. More specifically, Mrs. Cawelti has taken on the leadership role for community outreach at the firm where she thrives leading targeted public education and outreach initiatives for public and private clients. Her ability to communicate complex issues to stakeholders and elected officials is an attribute that sets her apart from many. She is respected by community members and grassroots activists, making her a true asset for development projects in many communities. She is at the helm of our digital outreach program and prides herself in hearing every side of an issue and making all community voices feel heard. Additionally, her long-standing, personal and professional relationships with public agencies and local government officials enable her to successfully navigate clients through the required public processes.
Mrs. Cawelti earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and Minor in Biblical and Theological Studies from Biola University, graduating cum laude in 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering her resources on boards or with local non-profit organizations. Currently, she serves as Chair and Executive Committee Member of the Advisory Board for Orange County Salvation Army. Previously, Mrs. Cawelti served as Advisory Council Member for the Salvation Army Anaheim Adult Rehabilitation Center, Programs Committee Chair and Executive Committee Member for the Orange County Forum, Committee Member to the MUZEO in Anaheim, Director of Outreach and Coalitions for the California Women’s Leadership Association, Past President of the Orange Chamber of Commerce, and Past President of the Orange County Young Republicans. In 2020, Mrs. Cawelti was named one of the 40 Under 40 honorees by the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce.
Katie Cawelti was born and raised in Anaheim, CA. Mrs. Cawelti and her husband, Haley, purchased a home in District 2 of Anaheim in 2020. It is a desire of theirs to remain involved in their beloved, local community. For fun, Mrs. Cawelti and her husband enjoy attending Anaheim Ducks games, trying new tiki bars, spending time designing their mid-century modern home, trying new restaurants, and traveling.