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Kate Wetzel

Kate Wetzel

Regional Development Director
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Kate Wetzel, Regional Development Director, joined the Development team in October 2018. She is focused on supporting the Bush Institute’s work through development and fundraising activities in the Midwest.

Prior to joining the team, Wetzel spent seven years at the Bush Center as Senior Manager on the Event Operations team. Over the years, Wetzel worked our first Warrior Open, served on the team that oversaw the Dedication of the Bush Center in 2013, coordinated events surrounding the Invictus Games and a visit with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in partnership with SMU, traveled to Africa on an advance team and oversaw the Freedom and Security event in New York City last fall.

A Missouri native, she holds a degree in Marketing and Management from Maryville University in St. Louis.