Kathleen attended Arizona State University where she majored in Communication Studies. She moved back to her hometown, Missoula, in 1990 and worked for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Kathleen started at Montana Public Radio in 2000 as a Development Officer and has been the Director of Corporate Support since 2006. She enjoys creating sponsorships that promote businesses and organizations, as well as supporting the station. Though she has a cat, she admits to being a dog lover, especially her Aussie, OD Bear. Other hobbies include baking, golfing, fishing, and painting. And she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her daughter, Mariah and son, Nick.