Katie is a member of the first cohort of Entrepreneur Scholars. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedicts in 2006 with a major in Philosophy. While in college she earned her realtors licence and owned a home in St. Joseph, Minnesota, where she lived with other St. Ben's students. Right after college she worked as a Leasing Consultant at a new apartment building in Sartell. She currently works for a marketing consulting firm in St. Paul.
While in colelge she was also been involved in the JEC (Joint Events Council) Concerts Committee and volunteering for the music community of CSB/SJU. She served on Hall Council and as an Orientation Leader for incoming freshman. She also demonstrated her profound leadership skills and her passion for dance as a member of the St. Ben's Dance Team during her first two years on campus.
As an Entrepreneur Scholar, Katie launched Collegeville Carpet, LLC with two of her cohorts.