Kate Von Richthofen

Director of Program Services

As director of special projects and initiatives, Kate von Richthofen develops and nurtures high-touch, network-based consulting projects with funders, clients, and collaborators in support of BoardSource’s leadership initiatives and to bring large-scale capacity building to the nonprofit sector. She specializes in creating unique solutions for large networks, international organizations, and cohort-based systems projects. She also leads teams to design, develop, and implement special programs in alignment with BoardSource’s service-provider and research-to-practice agendas, with a focus on implementing learnings from network-based consulting projects into tools, methodologies, and other BoardSource practices.

Kate holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies with a concentration in international peace and conflict resolution from American University and a master’s degree in diplomacy with a concentration in international business from Norwich University. She serves on the boards of the American University United Methodist Chaplaincy and the Cherry Glen Condominium Association.