Founder of the beauty, fashion and lifestyle blog Katalina Girl and co-founder of Midwest Bloggers. She has also worked at Meredith Corporation as the E-Commerce Editor of Better Homes and Gardens, Parent.com, Fitness magazine, and Shape magazine.
She graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in apparel merchandising, production and design.
She has also been the design director for her husband's business Oakstone Homes.
She is originally from Des Moines, Iowa. She married Brandon Cheek in 2016.
She shares a birthday with YouTube star April Athena.