Katie Russell

Executive Assistant
San Jose advisory board inquiries and support for the San Jose director
(408) 638-0083

Katie Russell serves as Executive Assistant to the director of SPUR San Jose, Leah Toeniskoetter. Her responsibilities include providing administrative assistance in a variety of tasks as well as being San Jose’s office manager.

Prior to this role, Katie served as an Administrative Assistant and Project Specialist at Cisco Systems. Katie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Criminology at Sonoma State University and is now pursuing her Masters Degree in Criminology through a private program in San Francisco.

Her upbringing in San Jose has led to her passion in working with SPUR to help build a stronger urban community.