Katie Dubnik


Professional Headshot of President, Katie Dubnik

Katie is our visionary and connector. She fearlessly leads the Forum team from both a business standpoint and a marketing direction standpoint. A University of Georgia Honor’s College graduate, Katie earned her marketing degree from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business as well as a certificate in personal and organizational leadership from Terry College’s Institute for Leadership Advancement as a member of the first graduating class of the Leonard Leadership Scholars Program. Katie also holds two master’s degrees from Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business in Business Administration and Health Administration.

Katie certainly has the qualifications to run a company. Her can-do attitude and pragmatic approach to life make it easy to see how she was driven and able to build Forum from scratch. Katie serves as the connection between new clients and new projects and the link between passionate people and life-changing work. No matter the circumstance, Katie is the driving force behind it all.

As the president and founder of Forum Communications, Katie not only helps lead numerous client engagements, but also guides and enables the team at Forum to continually build our business around a set of strong core principles and an unwavering dedication to helping others find their voice in a crowded marketplace. In her additional responsibilities and role as account executive, Katie manages and implements strategic marketing plans, and strategic planning/branding activities for clients of all shapes and sizes. She tackles a variety of tasks, from complex marketing strategies that target multiple consumer personas, to helping a client discover their brand identity, to developing a brand, mission, and vision of an organization from the ground up.

Honors and Awards
2023 Gus Whalen Rising Star | Junior Achievement 2020 Young Woman of the Year | Gainesville Jaycees 2019 Mike Banks Reflection of the Heart Award | Georgia Mountain Food Bank 2018 Leadership Georgia 2017 40 Under 40 | University of Georgia Alumni Association
Visionary. Encourager. Lover of show tunes.

Confucius says…

Katie DubnikMarch 8, 2024
We have all heard the saying by Confucius, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.”  Well, I feel like...
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