Katie Shields is in her 25th year at SJU serving as associate vice president for athletic development. Shields manages athletic fundraising activities at the University and serves as the university’s liaison with booster clubs affiliated with SJU athletics.
She spearheaded fundraising efforts for the Ramsay Basketball Center, Michael J. Hagan Arena and Sweeney Field.
Prior to her current role, Shields served as interim vice president for development at the University, managing the last campaign, With Faith and Strength to Dare: The Campaign for Saint Joseph’s University, which raised $152.3M.
A 1987 SJU graduate, Shields earned a master’s degree in education from SJU in 1993. A Philadelphia native, she and her husband Brian have two children attending Saint Joseph's, Emily and Brian.