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Katie Sims

Executive Director of Donor Relations

Katie Sims
  • Professional


  • B.A. , Marketing Communications, California Lutheran University
  • Certificate, Marketing and Fundraising for Non-Profit Organizations, California Lutheran University

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Donor Relations Strategy
  • Advancement Operations
  • Prospect Research
  • Donor Stewardship
  • Event Planning
  • Creating Meaningful Experiences for Donors


Katie started with Pacific Lutheran University in 2015 and serves as the Executive Director for Donor Relations. She provides leadership and oversight of advancement operations, prospect research, advancement communications and stewardship for gifts made in support of the mission of PLU.