Catie grew up in Bourne, MA on Cape Cod. She attended Susquehanna University in Central Pennsylvania, majoring in French and Journalism. After graduating college she lived at home for a year until she could get a job in Boston. During that time she waitressed at New Seabury Country Club in Mashpee, also on Cape Cod. Once she and her friend Kelly landed jobs in Boston they made the move to Brighton, and eventually Catie moved with Steve to Watertown.
Now Catie and Steve live in Bridgewater, which is exactly halfway between their jobs- Catie working in Boston and Steve working in New Bedford. Catie is a Search Marketing Manager at SmartPak, a horse supplement and equestrian supply company. Her hobbies include power yoga and birding. She even keeps a birding blog: BirdingGirl.
Steve grew up in Fairfield, CT. He attended Plymouth State College and graduated with an Environmental Studies degree. Soon after graduating he moved to Boston with some college friends to start a rock band. He continued to work various environmental jobs until landing a job with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries. He worked on the lobster project for a few years, working with fishermen and experimental gear and now conducts sonar surveys for seafloor habitat mapping. Steve's interests include playing guitar, hiking, skiing, attending concerts, and building online games with his friend Chris.