Katy is a native of Virginia. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Science with an emphasis in Public Health from BYU-Idaho. She then completed a bachelor’s of science in nursing at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. As a registered nurse, Katy worked in adult intensive care, telemetry, and cardiovascular care. She then worked in a neonatal intensive care unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital for four and a half years. Afterwards, she completed a master’s of science in nursing at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. After finishing her degree she has worked in mental health and family practice, and especially enjoys working with children. She loves riding horses, traveling, and spending time with her family.