Katie earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology at Southwest Baptist University. While attending college, Katie found her niche working full time as Support Staff in a Group Home. After graduating from college, Katie continued in the in the field as a Case Manager for youth residing in a dual diagnosis facility. She later became a Service Coordinator, serving individuals in Polk County before joining the Restoring Hope Team.
Katie is involved with the Bolivar Booster Club and teaches group exercise classes at the Bolivar YMCA. Katie has two sons, Sawyer and Brodie. She enjoys time with her boys and her boyfriend, Joe and her close-knit family. When she isn’t at one of their ballgames, Katie enjoys cooking in the kitchen with Joe and finding some adventure for their (combined) six kids. Katie is passionate about the individuals she serves and wants their lives to be happy and fulfilled.