Graham Sustainability Institute

Katelin Davis

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Director of Development

Katelin is responsible for the development and execution of short- and long-term strategies to maximize private support for the Graham Sustainability Institute. She thoughtfully engages foundations and individuals with respect to the work of the Institute while representing our interests and priorities both internally and externally with repsect to the University. Additionally, she serves as a key member of the university-wide sustainability planning team to ensure effective coordination of sustainability development efforts across the institution. 

Prior to joining the Graham team, Katelin served as Assistant Director of Development for the Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital development team. In that role, she focused on growing the women’s health programs at Michigan Medicine and led the strategy behind and formation of a newly established Women’s Health Leadership Board, a group of women committed to positively affecting women’s health on a global scale.  

Katelin conducted her graduate and undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, earning a Masters of Business Administration from the Ross School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. Her commitment to sustainabilty has been demonstrated by her work with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum, her studies of Rocky Mountain ecosystems at UM's Camp Davis, and having owned and operated a local landscaping business focused on native species and edible gardens.