Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado Boulder

Trisha Bainbridge McKean

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations • Advancement

Koelbel S315C


Trisha Bainbridge McKean is the Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado Foundation. She spearheads corporate and foundation relations for the Leeds School of Business, Boulder campus.

Trisha is a "boomerang" to the Leeds School development team having started her development career at CU in 2002 and returning November 2006. Prior to rejoining the Leeds School, Trisha was on the development team for Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business in Washington D.C. At Georgetown she was part of the $83M capital campaign, traveling the country engaging alumni to match their philanthropic passions with the McDonough School’s strategic priorities.

While fundraising for Georgetown, Trisha earned her Executive Master's in Leadership degree at Georgetown. She has a BA in Economics, with an emphasis in Management from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. She lives with her husband, Jess, a 2008 MBA graduate of the Leeds School, and their young sons Quinn and Aden, in Boulder.

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