Growing up in a family full of teachers, artists, builders, and inventors naturally led to Katie’s 30+ year architecture career focused on education and design innovation. Through decades of work on campuses across the country, she understands the cultural, economic, academic, and social pressures that colleges and universities face as they work to provide meaningful teaching and learning experiences for their students.

An avid reader, Katie’s natural curiosity, combined with her warmth, good humor, and attention to detail results in robust relationships with clients, consultants, and colleagues. For more than 20 years, Katie managed award winning multi-disciplinary education projects, across the US and internationally, with construction budgets ranging from $200 thousand to $200 million.