Motivated by building physically, mentally, and spiritually, Katie has worked in the fields of architecture/design and teaching ESL in higher education in Asia, the Middle East, and at Marywood University. She has been involved in college ministry for nearly 20 years, with a M.A. from Wheaton College in Intercultural Studies and TEFL. Along with her husband, Fred, they reside in Forest City, PA where they own and operate an international e-commerce warehouse and rental properties. They are passionate about building healthy communities and serve on various boards. In her free time, she enjoys being an active Penn State Master Gardener, traveling, cooking, pickleball, biking, hiking, and skiing.