Kate is originally from New Hampshire and after family ski trips to Steamboat, Vail and Snowmass she knew Colorado was her future home. 

Kate attended the University of Colorado, Boulder, where she was an alpine ski racer and majored in Journalism, with a minor in photography and post grad studies in marketing and graphic design.

Kate taught skiing in both Snowmass and Steamboat for 18 seasons, while working as a graphic designer, writer and wedding photographer. Kate and her husband moved to Steamboat in 2007 and have 3 teenage kids. Kate also works with the Steamboat Youth Hockey Association and runs a local women’s networking group, WIN Steamboat. In her free time, she enjoys fitness of all kinds- weight training, running, hiking, skate skiing, canoeing, fly fishing, paddleboarding and backpacking with her family.