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Craig Schaefer

Craig is a native of the Greater Seattle area, growing up in Bellevue, Washington. He received a BBA in Marketing with a minor in Art from Gonzaga University. Craig worked as the Assistant Director of Major Gifts at Gonzaga from 2003-2005 while he completed his Masters in Business Administration. 
 
Upon completion of his degree, Craig took a job at his high school alma mater, Eastside Catholic School, as the Alumni Relations and Annual Fund Manager/Major Gifts Officer. From 2005-2009, Craig worked on EC's $42 million campaign to build their brand new middle school and high school campus in Sammamish, Washington. After leaving Eastside Catholic, Craig spent a little over a year working at The Hope Heart Institute in Bellevue, as the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving before joining the Archdiocese of Seattle as The Assistant Director of The Crozier Society. Before joining the staff at Seton Catholic as Director of Development, Craig served as the Director of Development at Bishop Blanchet High School in Seattle from 2011-2015, managing a development team of four with responsibilities of raising $1.2M in annual philanthropy. Craig feels very blessed to be living in SW Washington and working at Seton Catholic. It has been very exciting to work with Seton Catholic staff, board members, parents and supporters on our incredible efforts to build a permanent home and facility for the school. 

Outside of work, Craig enjoys running, skiing, traveling, cooking and relaxing with friends and family. Craig also serves as a Board Member on Gonzaga University's Business Forum and as a Development Committee member for the Oregon Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Craig and his wife, Carly have two young daughters, Hadley (3) and Brynn (1) who keep them on their feet. They are parishioners at St. Joseph.