Katy grew up in Clinton, Louisiana and graduated high school from Silliman Institute. She attended
Louisiana State University, graduating with a degree in Business Management in 2008. After graduation
Katy returned to her alma mater, Silliman Institute, as a high school business/computer teacher for a
year and a half before becoming their Business Manager for six years.
In May 2017, alongside her
husband Dr. Chris Hayes, Simply Southern Animal Hospital was opened. Katy is a member of Plains
Presbyterian Church in Zachary, Louisiana, along with her husband Chris. She enjoys spending time with
family and friends, and traveling. Katy and Chris love their three fur babies – Ruger, Copper, and Blue!