Senior Director of Prospect Analytics & Research, Kansas State University Foundation
Julie Craig orchestrates relationship management, prospect exploration, and data science and market research at the Kansas State University Foundation. She has modernized her team’s partnership with development officers while concentrating efforts on sustainable fundraising through portfolio optimization. Having recently launched an intense focus on data analytics, Julie directs the assessment of donor engagements across the development spectrum, evaluating findings to actionize change.
With over fifteen years of higher education advancement experience, Julie relishes opportunities to cross-collaborate to solve organizational challenges. She joined the Kansas State University Foundation’s Planned Giving Department in 2004. Julie transitioned to collegiate development, then implemented prospect management at KSUF, assumed prospect research and initiated an emphasis on data analytics. Prior to advancement, she worked in real estate, banking and operated personal businesses, providing comprehensive experiences and proficiencies which fuel her ingenuity and ambition.
Craig earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Kansas State University in 2003.