Katie was raised in San Antonio, Texas and Mason, Michigan. She moved back to Texas in 2006 after graduating from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations. Katie has a professional background in office management, customer service and commercial real estate. She is a member of the MSU Alumni Association and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
In her free time, Katie enjoys the live music scene in Austin. She also enjoys hiking and exercising with her husband, Matt who is a personal trainer and physical therapy technician.