Kasey McKee has been named vice president for college advancement at St. Charles Community College, college officials announced. McKee previously served as associate vice president for foundation and alumni relations.
McKee leads the college’s development office, the SCC Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that raises funds for scholarships and academic programs. She works collaboratively with its 30-member board of volunteer community leaders. Additional areas of responsibility include alumni relations, corporate gifts and faculty/staff giving. As vice president for college advancement McKee will oversee long-range strategic planning for the college, ultimately working to connect the long-range plan to new levels of fund raising and development in support of the college plan.
From 2008-10, she was the SCC Foundation’s annual giving manager, and from 2005-08 she worked for the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation. She graduated summa cum laude from Lindenwood University with a bachelor’s degree and currently is pursuing a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.
“Kasey McKee is a tremendous asset to St. Charles Community College and to the Foundation. In my relatively short time at the college I have been constantly impressed with Kasey’s energy and vision,” said Ron Chesbrough, SCC president. “The respect for Kasey among community and business leaders is impressive, evidenced most recently by her recognition by the Athena Leadership Foundation. I look forward to Kasey’s continued work for the college in this expanded role.”
McKee is a board member for Enterprise Bank and Trust, a member of the St. Charles Noon Day Rotary and serves on both the Education Committee and Quality of Place Committee for the St. Charles County EDC/Partners for Progress. She is the recipient of 2012 Athena Emerging Young Professionals Award presented by the Athena Leadership Foundation of St. Charles County and in 2010 she was presented the “Beyond the Best: Top 50 in Business Award” by StreetScape Magazine which recognized St. Charles County executives, employees and board members.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.