Kattyuzhka (Katty) Moss was born in Quito, Ecuador on February 14, 1954. As the oldest of five children, all girls, Katty was raised and graduated from high school in Quito. Arriving in Washington D.C. in 1974, Katty graduated from the Smith Business School with a Certificate in Secretarial Skills. This degree enabled Katty to work in the National Bank of Washington as a Credit Department teller and also as a legal secretary to Samuel J. Levine, Attorney-at-Law. 

In February, 1975, Katty married Larry J. Moss. She successfully petitioned for a U.S. Residency Green Card, and later became a naturalized United States Citizen in 1981.

Katty has enjoyed a multi-faceted work experience over many years in retail services in the private sector, as well as elementary education in the public sector. Between 1985-1991, Katty was both a cake decorator for Weis Markets in Germantown, Maryland, and a Retail Services manager for Toys R Us, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Katty was doing this while raising two small children at home. 

During the period from 1980 through 1991, Katty was a Head Start Program Assistant at Germantown Elementary School, Montgomery County, Maryland, Public Schools (1980-1982), and, she was also the Hot Lunch Program Coordinator, St. Martin of Tours Catholic School, Gaithersburg, MD (1982-1991). 

Between the years of 1991-2000, Larry and Katty, with their two children, lived in Quito, Ecuador, SA. Katty, from 1995-1999, was the School Receptionist for the Christian and Missionary Alliance Academy in downtown Quito. The school was a K-12 private school with a North American curriculum.

When Larry and Katty returned to the United States from Ecuador, they settled in Miami, Florida. By this time their children were grown and independent, so they became empty nesters. Katty, had begun working in South Florida. From 1999-2004, Katty was a Retail Sales Manager in Burdines Department Store at Dadeland Mall in Miami. From 2004-2007, Katty was a Nike Supervisor at now Macy’s (having bought out Burdines) Department Store at Dadeland Mall.

Also, continuing in elementary education, Katty became a Classroom Reading Coach (volunteer) at Coral Reef Montessori Academy, Miami, Florida, 2008 through 2017. It was during this time, 2006-2007, that Katty successfully completed In-Services Training Courses in Child Care Services and Practices at Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus, Miami, Florida.