Katie Leimkuehler is a Social Media Marketing Consultant, Speaker and Trainer of Leimkuehler Media that works to educate, empower and train corporations and individuals on the best social media strategies and practices to elevate their marketing through hands on training in workshops, seminars and online courses. Prior to this, she was the Social Media Director at International Studies Abroad. She is also the Founder and Editor of Conquer the Edge and author of a new book series Shy Town Girls. Previously she worked as the Manager of Social Media and Communications at the International Interior Design Association and prior to that was a Journalist and Community Manager at the Chicago Tribune. She was also chosen as a social media panelist at Chicago Social Media Week and in KI’s NeoCon Social Media Webinar.