Chief development officer - Kristie DeKoker

Kristie DeKoker joined Orbis in 2014 and leads the organization’s global fundraising and resource development strategy.

Kristie has dedicated her career to making the world a better place by rallying support for programs and initiatives that improve access to life-changing care, especially for children. She believes in working closely and collaboratively with supporters at all levels – corporate partners, institutions and foundations, government funding agencies, and individual donors – to find the most impactful and meaningful fit for their involvement and help them meet their philanthropic goals.

Kristie DeKoker, Deputy Chief of Development- New York.

As Chief Development Officer at Orbis International (OI), Kristie leads the organization’s global fundraising strategy across all branch and affiliate offices. She works closely with the OI board, organizational leadership, supporters, volunteers, and the entire Orbis community to mobilize resources to end avoidable blindness around the world. Prior to joining Orbis, Kristie held chief fundraising roles at the Touch Foundation and VillageCare.

In her free time, Kristie enjoys spending time with family and friends, skiing, scuba diving, and cheering on the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team.