The Founder

Katee Van Horn is a speaker, coach and author who thrives on her client’s success. She takes a holistic approach to supporting people to live their best lives. Her no-nonsense style breeds action.

During the day, Katee works in human resources focusing on inclusion and engagement. She is a keynote speaker who talks about leadership, HR, and being your best. She blogs about HR, leadership and coaching. Katee is also writing her first book.

Her coaching business, Bar the Door, LLC is based on a nickname she has been given over the years, Katee Bar the Door. “Bar the Door” is in James Whitcomb Riley’s poem When Lide Married Him, 1894.


Katee Van Horn, Speaker, Coach, & Author