Katie Shevlin (née Reid) graduated from Wesleyan University with an interdisciplinary degree in economics, government, and history. During breaks from school, Katie served as an intern during the formation and launch of the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. After college, Katie briefly attended law school at UVa and taught special needs preschool in Albemarle County before returning full-time to the nonprofit sector in Charlottesville working for the Southern Environmental Law Center. Today Katie is the director of foundation relations at the University of Virginia. She is also a graduate of the CNE Board Development Academy, a member of the CNE Philanthropy Day Committee, on the board of the Emily Couric Leadership Forum and involved with the City Schoolyard Garden, Habitat for Humanity, and the Boys and Girls Club. Katie and her husband Ken live in Charlottesville and enjoy cooking, eating, and hiking with their dog, Mo.