Katie Wallace

New Belgium Brewing

Katie Wallace is the Director of Social & Environmental Impact at New Belgium Brewing, where she has been for 16 years. As a pioneer in corporate sustainability and B Corp business models, Katie leads the company’s work to address pressing issues like climate change, diversity/inclusion, and economic equality. Her team works toward these goals through operational sustainability initiatives, philanthropy, policy advocacy, brand-based advocacy, and coworker culture.


Katie sits on the executive team at New Belgium. She is the cofounder of the Glass Recycling Coalition and the Brewers Association Sustainability Committee. Before joining the sustainability team at New Belgium, Katie’s experience includes water quality, finance, sales & marketing, and supply chain planning. She holds degrees in Finance and Economics as well as a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology where she studied approaches to advancing a culture of social and environmental change in organizations. 


New Belgium Brewing is a nationally distributed brand based out of Colorado and North Carolina. They are the makers of Voodoo Ranger IPA and Fat Tire Amber Ale, the nation’s first Certified Carbon Neutral beer. NBB is a Certified B Corporation and a founding member of 1% For The Planet.