Kathy graduated from the University of Minnesota at Moorhead and then received her MFA in Design for Theater from Northwestern with a concentration in Costume Design. She has designed costumes in the Chicagoland area for both adult and children’s theatre, dance and opera and has designed for Northwestern and National Louis University. Prior to joining JourneyCare in May, Kathy worked for three years first as a Volunteer Coordinator, and then as Manager of Volunteer Services at the North Shore Senior Center. She also worked for several years at Brandel Care Center of Covenant Village. Kathy and her husband live in Northbrook. They have three children and a very large Goldendoodle named Wally. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys knitting and crocheting and she donates her finished blankets to Project Linus.