Katie was born and raised in Washington D.C. and graduated cum laude from Harvard University. She is a senior instructor at Physique 57's Beverly Hills location and serves as spokeswoman for Women's Health Magazine. She was a Gatorade G Series Fit ambassador, has been sponsored by Asics and Puma, as well as represented Walgreens. Her work has been featured on Access Hollywood, E! Entertainment, Extra, Windy City Live, Good Morning New York and the TV Guide Channel.
Before entering into the fitness industry, Katie was a professional ballet dancer. Katie has danced with the Miami City Ballet, Anne Reinking's Broadway Theatre Project and the Washington Opera Ballet Company. She is a Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts, a NFAA semi-finalist, was awarded the Washington Post Music and Dance scholarship for classical ballet as well as the Maryland Governor's Award. Katie has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Goodspeed Opera House, the Warner Theater, and Constitution Hall and can be seen in numerous films, television shows and commercials.