Shimer College

Kathleen Chappell

Kathleen Chappell. Kate is an attorney and director of Planned Giving at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), Chicago, Illinois. She is a graduate of Shimer College, received her MBA from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and her JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law. She is a highly skilled institutional advancement executive with more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, fundraising and communications.  Kate has held senior positions in higher education, disaster relief, environmental and human services organizations. NorthShore, her current organization, is a comprehensive, fully integrated healthcare delivery system serving the Chicago region. Throughout her diverse career, she has been an advocate for philanthropic culture, partnerships and collective impact, best practices and professional growth. Kate prizes lasting relationships with colleagues and donors who share the work of doing good. She serves on the boards of The Friends of Chicago River and her alma mater, Shimer College. Kate currently resides in Chicago.

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Director of Planned Giving, NorthShore University HealthSystem Foundation
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