Kate grew up in Monroe, Connecticut and began attending Black Rock as young child with her family. After spending a few years at Judson University in Illinois, Kate returned home to Connecticut and graduated from Housatonic Community College. In 2003 Kate began serving at Black Rock as a Youth leader. Kate joined the Black Rock staff part-time in 2006 when she began working as the Sanctuary Administrative Assistant then became a full-time employee when she took on the role of the Club JV Administrative Assistant. Kate is currently still working for Sanctuary and recently took on the role of Café Coordinator. Kate and her husband John, who serves on staff as the Director of Contemporary Worship and Technology, live in Fairfield with their two children Max and Everly. Kate loves being a mom as well as using her skills to serve God here at Black Rock.