Kathy Welch was born in South Omaha and moved to Bellevue at the age of 2. She still lives in the family home that her father, who was an electrician, built. She attended Avery Elementary, Logan Junior High School and Bellevue (East) High School where she graduated in 1974. She worked a variety of jobs including civil service at Offutt AFB and Sarpy County Courthouse before earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from the University of Nebraska.
Since 1992, Kathy has been involved in residential real estate sales and helped open the local franchise of Keller Williams in 2008.
Kathy has been involved in many homeowners associations, civic organizations and volunteer opportunities and loves her home grown roots of Bellevue, Nebraska.