- Masters in Philanthropic Studies with Nonprofit Management Certificate, The School of Philanthropy at Indiana University
- B.A., German and European Studies, Vanderbilt University
With more than 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Catherine (Katie) Chapman CFRE has served in numerous nonprofit roles as the national development director for a runaway and homeless youth organization, an interim executive director for a faith-based organization, and as a consultant to philanthropists creating high-level fundraising events. She has experience with all aspects of raising funds including major donors, corporate philanthropy, cause marketing, and writing and winning grants from all levels of government, corporations, and private foundations. The Junior League awarded Katie an “Unsung Heroine Award,” and she has been designated a
40 Under 40 Award winner for her civic leadership.