Kathy was born and raised in a suburb outside of Detroit, Berkley Michigan. She attended college in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Northern Michigan University, where she could study Marketing/Management and pursue her love of nature and scuba diving. After college, she moved to California to pursue a career in sales, eventually transferring to Chicago for many years and then back to California to continue her career with Ricoh Corporation based out of San Diego.
Advancing in her sales career, Kathy became a Strategic Specialist Executive at Ricoh Corporation leading new business development of managed services business offerings for Fortune 500 companies across North America and Europe. Some of her clients included ABN AMRO Europe, Uber, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Discover Financial Services, Spectra Energy, Infineon, Genoptix, Dolby Pictures, etc…. She transferred to Los Angeles to manage travel easier and now lives in the Beverly Hills area.
Kathy also believes in giving back to her community and was an 18-year volunteer to the Cabrini Green Tutoring Program. She also had the privilege of rescue diver scuba diver and was a volunteer for the Shedd Aquarium as a diver in the Wild Reef exhibit. Currently Kathy volunteers her assistance for the yearly UNICEF drive.