Kate Judge has more than 20 years of professional experience in the areas of fundraising, communication, and management. Her development work has supported education, healthcare, and human service missions in domestic and international organizations.
Most recently, Kate served as Assistant Dean at University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, where she led fundraising for the school’s $125 million capital campaign. Prior to that, Kate directed development at Penn's top-ranked School of Nursing for eight years – with both Dean Norma Lang (past American Nurses Foundation Chair) and Dean Claire Fagin (American Nurses Foundation Hall of Fame member) – where she played an key role in creating one of the nation’s largest nursing scholarship programs. She has also directed development and communications at the American Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, and consulted with the national Red Cross organization in DC on affiliate/national coordinated fundraising.
Kate has focused particular attention in her work on the link between fundraising and finance within organizations. Her commitment to the non-profit sector as a volunteer has included board service with social service and religious organizations in the Philadelphia community. Kate earned a B.A. in anthropology from Beloit College.