Katie initially studied Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting at Ashland University before finding her true passion as a hairstylist. She attended The Brown Aveda Institute in Cleveland and fell in love with her craft. After graduation, Katie apprenticed under master stylists in Nashville, TN, fully immersing herself in the creative culture that Nashville had to offer. She then brought that creativity and experience back to her home state of Ohio and joined the Blake Rose team. Katie is passionate about all aspects of being a hairstylist and specializes in hand-painted balayage and blondes.