Kate has been with MAT since 2014 and has been the Costumes Manager since 2017. She holds the following degrees:
- B.S. Merchandising Management, Madonna University (Michigan) 1998
- M.A. Apparel and Textiles--emphasis in Costume History, Michigan State University, 2001
- M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, MSU-Billings, 2008
She also completed the Introduction to Drama School short course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in 2016.
She currently teaches Theatre 191 (costuming) at Montana State University-Northern and is also an elementary school teacher in Havre.