Chandra Kavati

  • Vice President, Underwriting and Distribution & Chief Revenue Officer, American Public Media
  • ckavati@mpr.org

In 2019, Kavati was promoted to Vice President, Underwriting and Distribution & Chief Revenue Officer for American Public Media. Prior to that, Kavati served as the managing director of development strategy and operations for Minnesota Public Radio where she led operations for the philanthropic development division. Kavati has 20 years’ of experience in development, marketing, and operations with nonprofits, fostering innovation and building strong relationships, strategies and systems. Kavati has a Bachelor of Arts in literature and creative writing from Harvard University, and a Masters of Liberal Studies degree in innovation and creative writing from the University of Minnesota.