Katie moved to Durant in 2014 from Oklahoma City where she was born and raised. She is a 2008 graduate from the University of Oklahoma in Norman with a degree from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Katie and her husband Ryan, Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State University have been married since August 2014 and Katie began working at the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce shortly after. Katie is an alumna of Leadership Durant and actively participates in Durant Young Professionals among many other committees and activities in the community. Katie loves Durant and enjoys being involved in this wonderful growing city.