Originally from Milwaukee, Katie grew up in the water competitively swimming and spending time in and on the water throughout the Great Lakes. August 2013, she moved down to Houston with her brother who surprised her with PADI Open Water class for Christmas, which was something she had wanted to try since she was little. Immediately captivated with life beneath the sea and a desire to discover she continued her education to become a PADI professional.

Katie enjoys to photographing underwater, cave diving & technical diving. She loves diving wrecks, diving deep and seeks the thrill of exploring the unknown in a fluid always changing environment. Her favorite aspect about diving is the ability to move in any direction and how just one breath can change everything.

Graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design and Photography and working as a freelance graphic designer and photographer in the restaurant, travel & hospitality industry, Katie is now making the career shift into the dive industry.

If Katie isn’t traveling, diving or planning her next adventure, you can find her in the kitchen cooking for friends, out and about with her camera or exploring the city through food & wine.