Kate Ceredona is the Development Manager for the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate where she assists with the fundraising efforts of the Ziman Center development team. In her role, Kate is directly responsible for working with Ziman Center, Anderson School of Management, UCLA School of Law, and UCLA External Affairs faculty and staff to help manage the flow of information and to build and implement effective development strategies. Kate is also responsible for managing and mobilizing the Board and other volunteers on behalf of the Center. Additionally, she acts as a liaison to build and strengthen relationships between alumni and the University with the goal of advancing thought leadership and scholarship at the University and in the larger real estate community.
Kate assists in cultivating and solidifying support for the Ziman Center resulting in the maintenance and growth of the Ziman Center's Board of Directors and support of the Center's research, academic and educational programs.
Kate earned a B.A. in Sociology from Boston College in 2007 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She went on to earn an M.A. in Sociology from UCLA in 2009. Kate is currently pursuing a Certificate in Fundraising from UCLA Extension where she is systematically studying foundational concepts and practices central to nonprofit development, including governance, campaign planning, volunteer recruitment and management and grant proposal development.
In her free time, Kate is involved in the Los Angeles and UCLA community where she teaches various fitness classes at the UCLA John Wooden Center, which includes promoting health and wellness for UCLA students, alumni, faculty and staff.