Teach For America South Carolina is proud to welcome Katherine (Katie) Holba to its advisory board.
Holba serves as the field marketing manager for Volvo Cars USA’s Southern Region sales team, which is based in Ridgeville, South Carolina. She is responsible for the marketing initiatives of Volvo’s Southern Region that covers 13 states and 100 Volvo retailers. In this role, Holba works to drive forward Volvo’s key business ambitions and messages – ultimately to lead industry change in safety, connectivity, electrification, and autonomous drive technology.
Prior to joining Volvo, she was the business development manager for the Charleston Regional Development Alliance (CRDA). At CRDA, Holba served as an advisor and project manager for domestic and international companies that were evaluating the Charleston metropolitan area as a prospective location for business investment.
Before CRDA, she supported Charleston’s Global Fluency Initiative to build awareness, appreciation, and resources for the globally diverse population and connected economy of this area. In this position, she traveled both domestically and internationally.
Holba graduated from Clemson University with bachelor’s degrees in international business management and economics. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in economics.