Katie Doree brings over ten years of advancement, sales, and marketing experience to the Partners in Mission team. Katie is a strong advocate of Catholic education. Highly strategic and a natural leader with the ability to build strong rapport and trust among donors and colleagues, Katie is a product of Catholic education.
Following her graduation from Gonzaga Prep High School in Spokane, WA, Katie earned a golf scholarship to the University of Notre Dame where she pursued a Bachelors of Business Administration and a degree in Marketing. Following a brief pursuit of a professional golfing career, Katie began her fundraising career at Gonzaga University.
During her six years at Gonzaga, Katie began as a major gifts development officer, rising to the Director of Major Gifts in less than three years. During her tenure at Gonzaga, Katie helped establish several new markets for prospecting, brought many new individuals into the major gift category, and established a more approachable way for leadership to meet and connect with up and coming individuals in newer markets. Upon her departure from Gonzaga to begin a family, Katie was contracted to execute several major project initiatives at Gonzaga and maintains a strong relationship with the University.
Katie possesses extensive project management, event planning, advancement operations, and donor strategy experience. She has served on the Nazareth Guild Board of Directors for the last two years, an organization founded in the Diocese of Spokane to assist all Catholic schools in the Diocese by providing tuition assistance for students with financial need, grants for scholastic initiatives, capital improvements, and ongoing organizational support.
Katie resides in Spokane, WA with her husband Gavin, and their children Johnny, Jimmy, and Mary Kate who all attend Catholic schools.