Katie Lyon's mission is for every student to fulfill the ultimate purpose of their career and life by knowing and living their strengths.

As the Director of CliftonStrengths for Students, Lyon leads Gallup's strengths in education efforts. Under her leadership, the division has grown to serve more than half a million students annually from over 700 educational institutions. Lyon has directly, and through her team, partnered with educators at leading U.S. institutions to build thriving, engaged campuses.

Lyon received her bachelor's degree in English and family studies from St. Olaf College and her master's degree in business from the University of Iowa.