A seasoned fundraiser with many years of development experience, Katie became Rainbows’ first Major Gift Officer in 2018. In her role, she is responsible for developing relationships with donors and helping Rainbows’ reach fundraising goals. Raised in Tennessee, Katie has also lived in Texas and South Dakota before coming to Wichita.
She is a Certified Fundraising Executive and a Personal Donor Development Coach. A member of the Association of Fundraising Professional since 2011, she is also a member of Junior League and Young Life committees. A graduate of Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina with degrees in English and Politics, she is also a graduate of University of Tennessee Social Enterprise program.
“My introduction to Wichita was through being a Loaned Executive for United Way of the Plains, I enjoyed getting to know about the community and so many wonderful agencies and businesses coming together to support those who need it most,” said Katie. “I believe strongly in Rainbows’ mission and feel honored to be sharing the good things that happen through services for children and families in the local community.”
In her spare time, she likes to run and volunteer in the community. Katie is married to Brad and they have 3 boys.
Her favorite quote is:
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams – Eleanor Roosevelt