Katie Plourd graduated from Wallace State Community College in 2006 with an Associate’s Degree in nursing and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Jacksonville State University in 2009. She worked as a registered nurse in a GI Lab for 7 years before obtaining her Master’s Degree in Nursing at the University of South Alabama in 2012. She is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She began working at BGA’s Cullman Office in May 2013. She is married and has one child.