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Christian Hakala

Christian Hakala ’94

Education & Professional History

Bachelor of Arts in history from Carleton College in 1994

Master of Arts in history from Truman State University in 1997

Instructor in History (U.S. Constitutional history) at Truman State University 1994-1996

Admission counselor for William Woods University from 1996-1997

Admissions (promoted to Associate Director) at St. Olaf College 1997-2005

Development Officer at Carleton College 2005-2013

Director of Individual Giving at Carleton College 2013 - 2015

Director of Major Gifts 2015 - present

Highlights & Selected Accomplishments

President of the Board for the Northfield Historical Society 2013-2015

Served on the Board of the Northfield Historical Society from 2010 - 2016

Member of the Development team that successfully competed a $300 million comprehensive campaign for Carleton College 2005-2010.

Serving on the Board of the Friends of the Northfield Public Library 2016-current

Professional Organizations & Affiliations

Member of the national steering committee for MaGiC (Major Gifts Conference)

Profile updated January 11, 2019

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