At the business council, Katie has helped advance free market principles that support job growth and prosperity for all Alabamians. She also serves on numerous committees and task forces, including the Alabama Wildlife Federation Board of Directors. Katie volunteers her time to a multitude of civic, educational, and leadership organizations, as well.
Candidate, U.S. Senate Alabama
An Enterprise native, Katie Britt has spent a lifetime fighting to put Alabama first.
Most recently, as president and CEO of Alabama’s business council, Katie has been working to grow Alabama jobs, strengthen the state’s business community, and stand up for small businesses, a passion first instilled by her parents, both small business owners in the Wiregrass.
She helped lead the charge to successfully identify good, conservative judges for the federal bench across Alabama, as well as working the confirmation of Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.
Katie began her career after graduating with a degree in political science from The University of Alabama, where she was student body president. After graduation, she worked in Washington, D.C., as U.S. Senator Richard Shelby’s deputy press secretary, quickly rising to become press secretary. Katie went on to serve as special assistant to then-University of Alabama President Robert Witt. After earning her law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law, she practiced law at the Alabama-based firm Butler Snow LLP.
In 2015, Katie took a leave of absence from the firm to serve as Senator Shelby’s deputy campaign manager and communications director. After his successful bid for re-election, she rejoined Shelby’s team as chief of staff in 2016.
A proud Christian, wife and mother, faith and family are at the heart of Katie’s life. She is a lifelong conservative who is committed to fighting tirelessly to defend the right to life, securing and defending our borders, and putting Alabama first.
Katie resides in Montgomery with her husband, Wesley, and their two children, Bennett and Ridgeway. Wesley was a first team All-SEC and third-team AP All American as an offensive lineman at The University of Alabama, going on to play in the NFL for the New England Patriots. The family attends First United Methodist Church.