Katie was born in Reno, Nevada but has lived in Colorado for most of her life. She graduated from CU—Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. She then went to CU—Denver Health Science Center for her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene.

Katie has been in the dental field since 2003 and with Willow Creek Dental since 2008. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick, and their two young daughters, traveling and going to fitness and spin classes regularly.