Kathryn Van Zile is the Assistant Director of Campus Campaigns & Events in the Office of Development. She comes to UTC after completing her master’s degree at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.  

While in Nashville, Kt worked with Special Olympics Tennessee as a development and marketing assistant. She assisted in the creation of fundraising events and donor stewardship and hospitality initiatives.  Prior to working at Special Olympics Tennessee, Kt worked as a graduate intern with LEGACY Consulting, PR, and Events. She also served as Belmont SAM Society President and was an active member of LEGACY Young Leaders and Special Olympics Tennessee Young Professionals Board.

Kt earned her undergraduate degree in Health, Human Performance, and Recreation from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater in May 2013.  She added her Master’s in Sport Administration from Belmont University in May 2015. 

Kt and her husband Troy enjoy exploring Chattanooga and cheering on the Mocs!