Kathi has been in real estate sales since 1974. She has founded, owned and managed two real estate offices, one in Oregon and one in Arizona. In addition, she was an onsite new home sales agent for large national builders for ten years.
When she was a student and had a two year old daughter, she founded six child care and development centers for the University of Oregon and received acknowledgement in Ladies Home Journal and Mademoiselle Magazine for this.
She subsequently became the planner for Children’s Service for the Lane Council of Governments of Lane County, Oregon and in that role guided and developed a comprehensive plan for the allocation of funding for Children’s Services for Lane County.
In 2008, she founded and developed a marketing team of 3,000 members in the state of Arizona and in Chicago, Illinois. For this, she received acknowledgement with Donald Trump and was invited to be a guest in the small audience at Celebrity Theater for the filming of the final episode of Celebrity Apprentice.
Kathi was born and raised in Boise, Idaho and graduated from Boise Senior High School before going to the University of California, Berkeley and then to the University of Oregon. She has a grown daughter, Anneliessa, who now lives in Nashville, TN.
Kathi also obtained a private pilot’s license with multi-engine and instrument ratings and was rated to co-pilot right seat in a Learjet. She loves hiking, bicycling, water and snow skiing, white water kayaking, golfing, and interior and space design.