Katie is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated summa cum laude from Lenoir Rhyne University in 2000. She began her career in the DC metro area in outpatient occupational therapy, and decided early on to focus on hand rehabilitation. She received her certification in hand therapy after meeting all of the commission’s criteria in 2006. Prior to joining the OrthoVirginia team, Katie worked for both large hospital organizations and a private practice office of hand surgeons. She and her husband, Dan, live in Mount Vernon. They have a young son, Tyler, who keeps them busy.