Tucson Festival of Books

Katy M McQuaid



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Katy McQuaid, former deputy director of logistics in the CIA, spent more than three decades in the CIA, including 12 years living abroad.

She was the first female promoted to Senior Executive as a Supply Officer in the CIA’s Logistics Career Service as well as the first Senior Executive Support Officer in Afghanistan. Katy shares stories of courage, adventure and faith related to that journey in her newest book, "Humble Yet Fierce: My Life Behind the Curtain of the CIA."

Katy is an award-winning author, leadership consultant and founder of McQuaid Corporate Performance, LLC. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she attended on a full scholarship, lettered all four years as a swimmer and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. 

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Scheduled events:
Indie Authors - Adult Fiction and Nonfiction
Katy McQuaid
Humble Yet Fierce, My Life Behind the Curtain of the CIA

Nicole J. Smith, Booth #145 (Seats 1)
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction

Author: Katy McQuaid

Book:
Humble Yet Fierce: My Life Behind the Curtain of the CIA
My Life Behind the Curtain of the CIA
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
New Degree Press
May 2023
ISBN 9798889269410
238 pages