Terri Connor Brankin joined the Center as our Vice President of Fundraising and Communications in July of 2019. Terri comes with over 20 years’ experience as a lead development professional at some of Chicago’s top nonprofits such as Northwestern Memorial Hospital Foundation, Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund and St. Ignatius College Prep.
Terri’s deep knowledge includes grant writing, major gift cultivation and solicitations, corporation and foundation relations, strategic planning, team management, and communications that lead to deepening engagement with donors and volunteers. She has a B.A. in English and History from St. Mary’s College of Notre Dame, completed MBA coursework at North Park University in Accounting, Finance and Business Ethics, and last year earned her CFRE credential as a Certified Fund Raising Executive.