Katie Villanueva

Senior Systems Administrator

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Hailing from Chicago, Katie graduated with her bachelor’s degree in 2006 from Murray State University and then again with her masters in 2008.  In 2017 Katie came to Alliant Purchasing to what is now the Development Manager role. For two years she fostered relationships between Alliant Purchasing members their distributors, and Premier. Although she valued bringing savings to her members, Katie had a mind for our internal CRM, Salesforce. Katie migrated to operations taking up her post as the Salesforce Systems Administrator at the end of 2019 and early 2020.  In 2022, she was promoted to Senior Salesforce Systems Administrator with oversight to Salesforce integrations, data modeling, and further development of our core system. In her spare time Katie advocates to #EndTheStigma around mental illness by giving talks at Salesforce Community conferences. In 2022 she was a Dreamforce speaker and a keynote speaker at Southeast Dreamin’.  Katie enjoys Olympic style weightlifting and is a yoga instructor. She is happily married, has two dogs named Tex and Stinky, and two fainting goats named Gilby and JoJo.