Katie was raised in Lyons, Nebraska. She has attended University of Nebraska-Lincoln and also Colorado State University where she earned her degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a focus on pre-health. She plans to attend graduate school for physical therapy in the fall of 2018. She joined Nebraska Orthopaedic as a part of her schooling in January of 2017 and decided to stay upon graduation. She loves spending time with her family and friends, traveling, crafting, and being outdoors.