Associate Director of Development

About Kate Hemmingsen Berge

Kate Hemmingsen Berge serves as the Associate Director of Development. In this role, she focuses primarily on donor relations, stewardship, and donor recognition programs at Harris. 

Prior to joining Harris, Kate worked with the University's Central Donor Relations team within Alumni Relations and Development (ARD), and also spent several years at the Field Museum working in both donor relations and managing traveling exhibitions. Additionally, Kate serves on the Chicago Architecture Center Auxiliary Board, the Education Committee at the Evanston Art Center, and as a Regional Alumni Leader for SAIC. 

Kate holds a BA from Loyola University in Art History and Communications, as well as a MA in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives in Lakeview with her spouse and cat.