In 2010 Katie felt a calling from God to go Nicaragua on her first short-term mission trip, but unbeknownst to her, God was setting the foundation for a future career. Two years later, Katie transitioned from her job as an elementary school teacher to join ORPHANetwork and serve the children of Nicaragua as Communications Director. Katie shares, “It is an honoring and humbling experience to be a part of what God is doing through ORPHANetwork.”
Katie earned her BA in Communication Studies from Old Dominion University. She and her daughter, Llauren reside in Roanoke, Virgina.