Janie Kasse is an office manager for a financial firm in Louisville, Kentucky. She is also an event manager for Bottoms Up Bash, benefiting the Colon Cancer Prevention Project. In 2019 she co-author of Women of Courage, Volume II: My Name is Carol.
Janie had ileostomy surgery in January 2006 because of Crohn's disease. On her site, Blog Days of Janie, she writes about being diagnosed at 22, undergoing surgery at age 30, family life, and becoming the legal guardian of her mother who suffered traumatic brain injury from an auto accident.