Catherine graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s in journalism, marketing, and public relations. She later earned her master’s in education from George Washington University. Serving others has long been a passion of Catherine’s which compelled her to further her education and earn a Chemical Dependency Professional license from Spokane Falls Community College to become a life coach for individuals recovering from substance abuse. Catherine has been actively engaged in several non-profit organizations throughout Spokane both professionally, as well as through volunteering including The Royal Closet, Junior League of Spokane, and Daybreak Youth Services. In her personal life Catherine is married to her husband, Branden, and has two adult children Valerie and James. When Catherine isn’t busy working or volunteering, she enjoys staying active, spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors.