Katie Allston

Executive Director
Marian House

Katie Allston

Katie Allston

Katie Allston, a social worker, said she never planned to be an organizational leader, but her training and experience have helped her support staff at Marian House, which has grown to three buildings as part of an $8 million expansion plan.

Allston, executive director since 2007, said she has helped Marian House diversify its funding and expand programs. During her tenure, Marian House has increased its assets from $5 million to more than $10 million and more than doubled its budget.

Allston is also a volunteer field instructor at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where she shows students how social workers can succeed in leadership roles.

This is a winner profile from The Daily Record's 2019 Top 100 Women awards. Information for this profile was sourced from the honoree's application for the award.

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