Katie grew up in Chicago and graduated from Carthage College in Wisconsin with a B.A. in Spanish. She spent a semester abroad in Alicante, Spain and a month in Santiago, Chile on an independent study trip. Not long after graduating, Katie moved to Chile and ended up staying for five years. She worked managing a language institute and as a freelance Spanish to English translator, while also traveling, playing soccer and getting to know the country. Katie’s happy to be back in her hometown and using her language skills at Multilingual. Outside of work, Katie reads, plays soccer, does gymnastics and sails on Lake Michigan in the summer.