Katharine has over 14 years experience working in the Museum field, from collections management to development and administration. She is originally from Northcentral Pennsylvania where she got her BA in History from Lock Haven University. She obtained her MA in Historic Preservation from Goucher College, Baltimore. She most recently held the position of Executive Director of the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor, WA before relocating to Kansas. She and her husband Craig Neill are new residents of Manhattan.