Kathey was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She graduated with a BS in Accounting from the University of Tulsa. She worked over ten years for Rockwell International in pricing and contract negotiations with the government. Some of the projects she worked on are: Boeing 757, Space Shuttle, Air Force One, Sikorsky helicopters as well as other military projects. She passed the CPA exam in Ft Worth, Texas in 1989. She began her mortgage career in 1990. Kathey excelled in assisting her tax clients with their yearly tax returns and provided mortgage financing when that need arose. Kathey was married in 1990 and has two grown children a son and a daughter. She has lived in Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and now Tennessee. Kathey is a member of Redeeming Grace Church in Franklin, TN. Not only is Kathey an avid Dallas Cowboys fan she is an Elvis fan. She loves spending time at the lake or ocean with her family.