Kate Ryan, Programs Manager at The Georgia Trust, grew up in a Havertown, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. She moved to Savannah, GA in 1999 to study historic preservation. She received both a BFA and MA in historic preservation from Savannah College of Art and Design and has worked throughout southeast Georgia and Florida in areas of art and antiques, historic research and documentation, cultural resource management and archaeology, and historic preservation. Her hobbies include reading, painting, cooking, visiting museums, and roadtripping. Kate moved to Atlanta in 2007 to work for The Georgia Trust.