Katie is a Minnesota native, who attended North Dakota State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology. After obtaining her degree, she moved to Colorado where she worked in General Practice (GP) for seven years. Her favorite aspect of working in GP was the variety of cases and animals she saw. Katie has a real love for animals and her passion for medicine drew her to cardiology, where she is interested in expanding her skills in specialty medicine. Helping animals, connecting with their owners and being a part of their medical journey are some of the things Katie feels passionate about and keep her fulfilled in her career.

When she is not at work, Katie enjoys attending concerts, skiing, hiking, camping and many of the other wonderful activities Colorado has to offer. Katie has two cats,  Fanny Mae (11 years old)  and Dinah (7 month old).