Katie Metz is the Manager of Financial Empowerment and Inclusion for National Disability Institute (NDI). Katie has more than 15 years of professional experience and expertise in a variety of areas related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and asset development and financial education training for individuals with disabilities, military, Veterans and their families. At NDI, Katie leads Veteran partnerships and is responsible for creating and organizing various tools, curriculums and webinars to ensure educational opportunities are available to national partners. She also co-manages MyFreeTaxes (MFT), a national initiative providing free tax preparation and assistance to qualifying taxpayers and their families. Prior to joining NDI, Katie served as the City of Jacksonville’s manager of disabled services and the City's ADA coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology – graduating Cum Laude. Katie resides in Jacksonville, Florida, and outside of work, you’ll most likely find her hanging out with friends and family on her boat and rooting on her Georgia Bulldogs.