A passionate conservationist, Kat has spent a decade working with non-profits focused on encouraging every generation to get outdoors.

Raised in a small Missouri town on the Mississippi River, Kat was exposed to the great outdoors at an early age and quickly became passionate about conservation. She holds a BA in Communication and a MA in Media Communication from Webster University in St. Louis, and currently serves as Executive Director of the Open Space Council, a 501c3 charity, where she actively works to conserve and sustain land and water resources in the St. Louis Region.