As President & General Manager of Blackbaud Higher Education Solutions, Chris Krackeler is focused on meeting the needs of higher education institutions and helping them have a greater impact.

Chris has a 20-year track record of leading high performing sales and business development organizations at the intersection of tech and social good.  Prior to his current role, Chris served as vice president of sales for Blackbaud’s Higher Education and Nonprofit verticals. He has been with Blackbaud since 2012.   

Chris currently serves as Executive Sponsor of Blackbaud’s Women in Sales (WIS) mentorship program. He also previously served on the Board of Directors for the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest. He holds a BA in Political Science from Georgetown University, where he graduated with Cum Laude honors. When not working, he is an avid cyclist, tennis player and [solidcore] enthusiast