Katie Hamada

Katie Hamada

Chief People Officer

650 Town Center Dr.

Suite 740

Costa Mesa, California 92626-7192

United States

Katie Hamada is a principal and chief people officer at Crowe. She specializes in HR management and operations, strategic HR initiatives, and performance management. Katie has more than 16 years of experience in HR strategy and operations including talent acquisition; learning and development; performance management; rewards, recognition, and well-being; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. An HR transformation leader, she is focused on modernizing HR processes, technologies, and organizational structures to improve the employee experience and enable business growth.


  • Master of Business Administration, Business
    Peter F. Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University | Claremont, California
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics-Accounting with Leadership Sequence
    Claremont McKenna College | Claremont, California