Katy is an Immersive Design Specialist at Ghafari Associates and teaches at Henry Ford College and the College for Creative Studies. She is an active volunteer for the Interior Design Coalition for Change (IDCFC), Greening of Detroit, and Alliance of Therapy Dog. She is a member of the VR/AR Association as an AEC Committee member, a current scholar of the AIA Detroit Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program 2019-2020, and a Future Focus 2019 recipient for “Designing for the Unseen”. She has been a speaker at a number of events regarding the AEC industry and visual engagement such as, AIA DABUG, Liveworx VRAR Enterprise Summit, and “Collaboration in AEC” VR/AR Association panel discussion. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Architecture from Boston Architectural College.