Katie received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Design from Marywood University. During her undergraduate work, she completed six months of study at the International Studies Institute in Florence, Italy. She went on to earn her Master of Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Design.

Katie has extensive experience with architectural visualization and 3D modeling, and is continually exploring new technologies, programs, and methods to help bring ideas from concept to reality. She is certified as a LEED Green Associate and is in the process of attaining her NCIDQ certification.