Katie Bilek

sr. vice president, republic Capital Access

co-founder, govmates


Katie currently serves as Senior Vice President at Republic Capital Access (RCA) providing non-recourse financing for government contracts. RCA’s financing does not require personal guarantees nor financial covenants, and is significantly more cost effective than alternative financing arrangements. Previously, Katie worked as an Associate at Goldman Sachs in Institutional Equity Sales covering investment funds on the West Coast. She holds dual degrees in Finance and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. As the spouse of a veteran, she is passionate about SDVOSB advocacy, serving on the board of the National Veteran Small Business Coalition. Katie is the recipient of the SmartCEO Banker of the Year and the Washington Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award. She also volunteers for the Junior League of Washington.