Katie was born and raised in Minnesota. She received her B.A. from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and her M.S. in College Student Affairs from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Katie has been fortunate to study and work abroad in Tanzania, South Korea, and France.
In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, trying new foods, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Her lifelong goal is to find the most delicious pain au chocolat.