"It is an honor to have the opportunity to work in partnership with such a passionate donor base to advance the fundraising efforts of Gopher Athletics. Together, I believe we can create positive change and meaningful impact that will benefit our student-athletes and our program for generations to come."

Katie ReedDirector of Development


Katie joined the Golden Gopher Fund team in April 2023, after spending a year in central development at the University of Minnesota Foundation. Katie is a Minnesota native with an extensive background in sales, service, and event management. Prior to her time at the U, she spent over a decade working in professional sports and college athletics with the Seattle Storm, Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Lynx & Timberwolves, and University of St. Thomas.
Katie earned her B.A. in Communication Arts at University of Wisconsin (Madison), and her M.S. in Sport Management at Minnesota State University (Mankato). Katie will focus on major gifts for the department supporting the Nothing Short of Greatness campaign and all 22 programs.

Connect with Katie Reed

Email: reedk@umn.edu

Phone: (612) 626-1770