Katie Thomas in detail

Age: 38.

Job title/occupation/place of employment: President at Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C.

Volunteer activities: St. Columbkille Parent Association, treasurer; Dubuque Montessori School, treasurer; Loras College CFP advisory board member.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in finance and accounting from Loras College.

Family: Husband, Andrew; and sons Jack and Ben.

Person most inspiration to me and why: I would have to pick two. My dad taught me the value of hard work and building relationships. Greg Burbach has been a great mentor at HK — first in my role as a client adviser and most recently as we work together to manage the firm.

Favorite thing to do outside of work: Travel.

One word to describe me: Determined.

What’s one thing that most people would be surprised to know about you: I have a motorcycle license.

Greatest fear: Heights.

What is the one thing you are most passionate about in life: My family.