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CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – KRISTIE DEKOKER

Kristie first joined Orbis in August of 2014 as the Director of Major Gifts and was asked to establish and grow Orbis’s major gifts program in the U.S.

Over time, Kristie’s portfolio grew to include the mid-level donors, monthly donors, online donations, planned giving and direct mail. In August of 2017, Kristie was promoted to Deputy Chief Development Office.

Kristie is charged with the global strategic leadership and coordination of fundraising efforts in the branch and affiliate offices, and the close oversight of all U.S. fundraising programs. She will spearhead a robust effort to grow and diversify the organization’s fundraising streams and raise overall revenue.

Prior to joining Orbis, Kristie was the chief fundraiser at the Touch Foundation where she oversaw all development activities including institutional partnerships and individual giving. At VillageCare Kristie increased funds raised by 100%; secured new corporate partners; and generated national television, print and online press, by engaging the fashion industry and reformatting VillageCare's annual events.