Kat started at AWLA in 2014 as a Front Desk and Special Events Volunteer and in 2015 joined the staff as Community Programs Specialist. She then moved to the Development Department where she managed the League’s annual giving program and special events and was later promoted to the role of Director of Development.

Kat comes to animal welfare by way of the arts with a BA in French from the College of William & Mary and an MA in the History of American Decorative Arts from Parsons School of Design. She lives in Arlington with two large cats and two small dogs – all rescues.