RaeLee Rea

Sr. Director of Gift Planning Strategic Operations

Sr. Director of Gift Planning Strategic Operations

Office
1251 N. Eddy St., Ste 300
South Bend, IN 46617
Email
rrea@nd.edu

As Senior Director of Gift Planning Strategic Operations, RaeLee is responsible for administration of the Donor Advised Fund Program at Notre Dame. RaeLee works with Donor Advised Fund benefactors and advisors to accomplish their philanthropic goals, and she manages the Donor Advised Fund grant process to benefit Notre Dame as well as other qualified charitable organizations. Prior to Notre Dame, RaeLee practiced law with Faegre Baker Daniels LLP for 13 years where she was a member of the Business Planning and Trusts & Estates practice groups. While in private practice, RaeLee assisted clients with business succession planning, estate planning, corporate transactions, and trust and estate administration. RaeLee was Treasurer of the Michiana Estate Planning Council for four years and served on the Board of Directors for the Michiana YMCA for five years. RaeLee received her bachelor's degree in political science from UCLA and her law degree from Valparaiso University. RaeLee and her husband, Jeff, have one daughter.