Katie was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She moved to Seattle in 2019 to focus on building her career in the non-profit sector. She recently completed the University of Washington’s Nonprofit Management Certification where she learned about Friends of the Children while discussing local organizations. She believes that we need to support and uplift youth and understands how important mentorship can be in a young person’s life. In her free time, she likes reading, collaging, eating, roller skating, and taking her dog, Bentley, on long walks to chase neighborhood squirrels.