Jon Kraus

Director of Development, Gift Planning, University Advancement


Jon Kraus joined University Advancement in March 2015. Jon is Director of Development — Gift Planning and works with donors, advisors and university partners to explore options for making tax-wise gifts that can have the most impact possible on the university and our students.

Prior to joining Gift Planning, Jon was Director of Development for the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver from 2013 to 2015. Jon has 15 years' experience in financial planning and nonprofit development at various for-profit, non-profit and educational institutions in Denver and Boston.

Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration from the University of Denver and a Master's of Nonprofit Management from Regis University.

Jon enjoys reading, going to movies, hiking, biking, homebrewing, playing with kids Joseph, Samuel and Magdealene and spending time with his wife Kristen.