Katie received her Bachelors Degree in Fitness & Nutrition and Graduate Certificate in Public Health from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She then received her Bachelors Degree in Dietetics from the University of Southern Indiana. At this time, Katie started her professional career as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer while in college.
After receiving her Bachelors in Dietetics, Katie moved on to a career in health education at Fontbonne University. Her deep interest in performance-based nutrition ultimately led her to 1st Phorm, where she continues to help and educate others with their health and fitness inside the 1st Phorm App.