Kathryn is a proud Little Rock native and 6th generation Arkansan. After graduating from Little Rock Central High in 1996, she went to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in photography. After college, she went to work in Manhattan as a photo assistant for celebrity photographer, Timothy White. From there, she began her career in filmmaking as a Photo Editor for Miramax Films. She produced photo shoots and worked on the marketing campaigns for such films as Kill Bill, Cold Mountain, Chicago, Gangs of New York, Amelie, City of God, and Frida.
Kathryn became a member of the Directors Guild of America in 2008. She worked as a 2nd Assistant Director on the pilot episode and first season of Glee and on Drag Me to Hell, Just Go With It, Jack & Jill, This Is 40,Oblivion, Gangster Squad, and Sex Tape. In 2011, Kathryn co-produced 2nd Serve, an independent feature film. Kathryn went on to partner with the Miller Brothers in Arkansas to produce All the Birds Have Flown South. In 2016, she produced the feature film Antiquities alongside Graham Gordy, Daniel Campbell, Gary Newton and Jayme Lemons. Kathryn is also finishing a documentary about former Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe that she directed for AETN.