Born in London and raised in Spain, Katie began her career in 1989 working for a top London PR firm handling UK publicity for Warner & MGM/UA Home Video. Back in Spain she co-owned a successful glossy lifestyle magazine in Marbella. Although her main role was as the magazine's assistant editor, she also started a graphic design agency working with five-star hotels and real estate companies.
In October 1999 Katie moved to Miami to work for Ocean Drive Magazine where she worked with the production team and the custom-publishing division. In December 2000, Katie became the Marketing & Media Manager for Goldman Properties' Miami hotels overseeing advertising, public relations, photo shoots and marketing initiatives. She is also responsible for the production of the company's newsletter, as well as its websites and loyalty program.