Katie Howe-Trevino

Age: 34

Business: The Domain Abilene    

Job title: Owner 

Why are you working in this industry? Co-working combines hospitality, professional resources, and physical workspace into one industry dedicated to creating businesses. I enjoy helping others conquer their dreams or making their work-life easier. It is incredibly rewarding to see the community that has been built within The Domain Abilene.

 

What are three daily habits that have helped you to become successful? Prioritizing everything based on urgency/importance, scheduling ALL tasks, and a written “to do” list help me to stay on track and be successful on a daily basis.

 

Who is the person who most influenced you in business? Eddie Meza was my inspiration to start my own business. He taught me that you can be just a ‘normal’ person and be a successful business owner. I wouldn’t be a business owner if it wasn’t for my parents, who taught me the work ethic required to drive forward no matter how difficult the challenge.

 

What changes have you seen in Abilene during your career? What changes would you like to see? During my time in Abilene, I have seen an influx of encouragement for small/micro businesses and people striving to work for themselves. That’s why I started The Domain Abilene, to give small businesses a place to work, brainstorm, and build our community. I would also like to see growth in the number of remote workers who choose to reside in Abilene.

 

What was your first summer job? I worked for medical records, organizing paper charts, in high school. It taught me a lot about patience and having attention to small detail.

 

Where will we find you enjoying your hard-earned time off? I’m very much a homebody. You can typically find me spending time with my daughter, putting together puzzles, and loving on my dogs.

 

Describe yourself in one word. Extra!

 

Community Involvement:

  • Profoundry’s Inner Circle (Mastermind) - Member

  • Christian Businesswomen’s Network – Member

  • Abilene Chamber of Commerce – Member

  • Abilene Startup Community - Member

 

Family: Husband-Philip; Daughter-Ansen; Bonus Sons- Levi, Carmine, Rick and Jeremiah