Kylie graduated with honors distinction from the James Madison University with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minor in Mathematics. While studying, Kylie completed a two-year group capstone project on the design and plan of a greenway system in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She focused greatly on the community component of the project, having facilitated workshops, collaborated with city planners, and interviewed Harrisonburg residents to identify accessibility issues for bicyclists and pedestrians. Kylie also analyzed GIS files and demographic data, and designed planning cross sections through SketchUp. She has experience in research, project management, technical writing, system-level data analysis, and design thinking.