Kie is a graduate of DeLaSalle High School where he was a multi-sport athlete and student body president. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University in 1985. He joined the Kehoe-France faculty in 1986 as a teacher and athletic coach and later joined the administration as Director of Facilities. As a licensed general contractor, Kie and his capable staff maintains the physical plants at both Kehoe-France in Metairie and in Covington. In 2014 he devoted his energy full time to Kehoe-France Northshore as director.
Commendations include being named "Outstanding Young Man of America" in 1985, and he is also a member of Phi Alpha Theta International Honor Society of History.