Kate Donaldson

Kate received an MM in Violin Performance from the University of Michigan and a BM in Violin Performance from Northwestern University. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ practitioner. Kate has served on the board of the CFA Society of Chicago. She serves on the board of the Grant Park Orchestra Association and is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago and the Founders Council at the Field Museum of Natural History.

Prior to joining BRF, Kate worked for an e-business solutions company and a business training company. Previously she was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.

Working with many corporate executives and CEOs, Kate has particular expertise in deciphering diverse employee compensation plans.

Committee Service

  • Real Estate Committee, Co-Chair
  • Risk Management Committee