Joining our firm in 2017, Katie Weeks brings nearly 20 years of non-profit fund development experience focused primarily in the arts and education.
Katie served as the Director of Development for First Stage, one of the nation’s largest professional theater companies for young audiences, and as the Vice President of Development for the United Performing Arts Fund in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she managed a $10M annual campaign. Katie’s specialties include a focus on executive search, executive coaching, optimizing annual campaign revenue, intentionally engaging board members and volunteers, and facilitating staff and board retreats. She has also completed Authentic Leadership Coaching coursework through Raleigh Coaching Academy.
Katie is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she double majored in Theatre and Communication. In October 2015, her family relocated from Wisconsin to Raleigh and in 2020 they relocated to Charlotte. Katie served as the President of the Wake County Affiliate Board through the North Carolina Community Foundation and as a volunteer and board member with a variety of arts, education, and social service organizations. In 2011 Katie was included as part of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Forty under 40.