Katie was born and raised in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Midwestern University, Glendale, with a Masters in Medical Science Physician Assistant degree. She and her husband, Phillip, moved to Amory, MS, in 2016, where he grew up. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs, hiking, cooking, and most of all traveling as much and as far as she can! She is an active member of her church and hopes to participate in a medical mission one day. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.