Projects & Affiliations

Key accomplishments:

  • Created solid, actionable fundraising plans for million+ organizations
  • Created successful major donor strategies for human services, health care and arts organizations
  • Conducted energetic Board and Staff fundraising trainings for area organizations
  • Secured private funding to restore open space and transform to an Illinois Nature Preserve supporting habitats for threatened and endangered species
  • Created major-gift campaign plan to improve access and restore lands
  • Secured key funding to create the first 1,000 plant, 500 square foot Living Wall installation east of the Mississippi
  • Completed $50 million Campaign for Network Chicago
GBCC living wall

Client History:

  • The CORE Foundation
  • Erie Family Health Center
  • Health & Disability Advocates
  • Lakeshore Public Media
  • Mano a Mano Family Resource Center
  • Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force (now Equal Hope)
  • National Cambodian Heritage Museum
  • The Wabash Lights
  • Wisconsin Illinois Senior Housing, Inc.

Employment History:

  • Executive Director, Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves/Development Officer, Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Chief Development Officer, Center on Halsted
  • Development Director, Window to the World Communications, Inc./WTTW Channel 11 & 98.7 WFMT
  • Corporate & Foundation Gifts Manager, Howard Brown Health Center
  • Project Director, Michigan Women’s Foundation