Katie Sparks has been the Office Manager at Ryan Hobbs Investment Services since June of 2018. She maintains daily office operations, account maintenance, and client relations. Katie is a graduate and valedictorian of Kingfisher High School and grew up on a wheat farm in northwest Oklahoma. Katie has a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural education from Oklahoma State University, and a Master of Education degree in school counseling from the University of Central Oklahoma. She served as an agricultural education teacher and a junior high school counselor in the Oklahoma public school system for 6 years before joining our team.
Katie and her husband Dillon have one son (Henry) and a daughter on the way. Together, they have a farming and ranching operation. Katie feels that building connections within the community is the best way to serve others. She is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Southern Oklahoma Library System Board of Directors. She volunteers for local and statewide FFA contests and events. Her hobbies include gardening, kayaking, running, and spending time with her family.
When asked what she likes most about this job, she says “I enjoy getting to know clients and their families and helping them plan for the future. We are able to celebrate in so many exciting moments in people’s lives which is an honor.”