Katie Schroeder ’03

Alumni and Staff

Director of the Gustavus Fund in Advancement

Katie Schroeder is a 2003 graduate of Gustavus. Her major was Communication Studies with a minor in German. Katie joined the Gustavus Advancement team in August 2017 as the Director of the Gustavus Fund. Previously, Katie was the Director of Advancement for the Lutheran Volunteer Corps. She also served as the Development Manager in the national office of College Possible in St. Paul and The Director of Development and Operations at Free Spirit Media in Chicago. Katie began her career by doing a year of service with the Lutheran Volunteer Corps in Chicago. She served at Umoja Student Development Corporation and worked with high school students facilitating social-emotional, leadership and college/career readiness programming.

Katie lives in Minneapolis with her husband (Jeremy) and two sons (Peter and Julian). Katie also has five city chickens.


B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College, M.P.P.A Northwestern University

Areas of Expertise

Fundraising, Communications, and Social Media