Katie Cella

Katie Cella

President

As Bixal’s president, Katie oversees operations and finance and is leading efforts to scale amid Bixal's exciting growth. She is also teaming on people development, career pathing and operating model refinement, among other areas of the business.

Based in Burlington, Massachusetts, Katie earned a bachelor’s degree in international development from Clark University and an MBA in financial analytics from the Simmons University School of Management. Before joining Bixal, Katie was senior principal at a business consultancy, responsible for leading teams on complex engagements, growing a portfolio of accounts and working with client leaders to solution and deliver global transformations. She also has vast experience with strategic development and driving business innovation.

One of Katie’s passions is guiding women at every stage of their careers. She led her former organization’s women’s leadership employee resource group and served as a formal mentor and a guest lecturer at Simmons, and she currently coaches job seekers on career strategies and interview preparation. Outside of work, Katie likes running, reading, exploring new countries and fostering a love for the outdoors in her children.

Specialties

  • Business Transformation
  • Change Enablement
  • Financial Analysis
  • Leadership and Team Engagement
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Integration
  • Operating Model and Culture Design/Development
  • Operational/Process Effectiveness
  • Sales/Marketing Strategy and Relationship Development

Bucket List

To start traveling the world with her children, giving them the opportunity to meet interesting people globally, to expand the way they see and experience the world and to build even deeper empathy and an inclusive perspective.