Kristina Knudsen

Vice President
St. Joseph’s Foundation of San Joaquin

Nancy Bussani

Kristina Knudsen is the vice president of philanthropy at Dignity Health’s St. Joseph’s Foundation of San Joaquin. In this role, Ms. Knudsen manages all fundraising efforts for the Foundation and oversees major gifts. This involves working collaboratively with Medical Center administrators, board members, physicians, and patients to develop targeted and strategic giving campaigns.

Prior to this role, Ms. Knudsen was director of development and communications for Rebuilding Together Peninsula, where she helped raise funds to preserve affordable housing in the Bay Area. She has also worked extensively with Special Olympics of Northern California and served as an independent consultant for several nonprofit organizations, including Bay Area SCORES, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oakland, and a number of Bay Area health and human service agencies.