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Katherine Steffen

Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations

Senior Director of Advancement

Katherine Steffen Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations

Senior Director of Advancement

Katherine Steffen, CFRE, is the Senior Director of Advancement at Concordia University, Nebraska. In this role, Katherine provides leadership to all aspects of Concordia’s fundraising efforts. With over a decade of experience, she has been a frontline fundraiser throughout her career with experience in annual fund, major gift work, mid-level fundraising and administrative leadership.

Prior to her current position, Katherine served in a variety of roles, including Senior Development Officer at her alma mater where she worked directly with high-level donors and prospects to secure gifts and as Director of Campaigns and Philanthropic Engagement at Luther Seminary where she provided strategic direction to the seminary’s $70 million comprehensive campaign. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University, Saint Paul, and a master’s degree in educational policy and administration from the University of Minnesota.