Skip to main content

Karlee Simek

Associate Director, Alumni and Donor Programs

Karlee Simek leads donor stewardship efforts for the Rady School of Management. She develops integrated donor relations and alumni engagement initiatives that advance the mission and goals of the school. She is responsible for creating strategic engagement and recognition plans to build meaningful relationships with donors and alumni to foster lifelong engagement with and commitment to the Rady School and UC San Diego.

 Prior to joining the Rady School in 2014, Simek worked in the external relations department of UC San Diego’s division of arts and humanities. Her experience also includes serving on the development teams of the San Diego Natural History Museum, and in arts education and performing arts nonprofits in Los Angeles. Simek earned her bachelor’s degree in humanities from Pepperdine University.