Katherine Swank, JD
Senior Analytics Consultant
Katherine has over 25 years of experience in the fundraising industry as a consultant, development officer, and advancement team manager. As a member of Blackbaud’s Analytics Consulting Team for over a decade, her role facilitates strategic, customer-facing content for Blackbaud Target Analytics’ custom modeling, wealth screening, and prospect research solutions to enhance customers' development efforts with data-driven strategies. Before assuming this role, she served as the national director of gift planning at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society home office. Katherine has raised over $200 million during her career. She’s past-president of the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable, a former lawyer, and served as an affiliation faculty member at Regis University where she taught development-related courses at the master’s level for more than 10 years. Katherine is a frequent speaker at bbcon, NACGP, APRA, AFP, and other industry conferences.