Director, National Philanthropy
Hillery brings over 30 years of experience in Philanthropic Development, Business Development, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Serving as a National Major Gifts Officer at City of Hope for seven years, Hillery developed chapters, industry groups and most significantly, major gifts and grants in the Chicagoland area.
Prior to her tenure at City of Hope, Hillery served as Development Officer at the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago for eleven years, working first in the Industry Divisions and then on the Major Gifts Team.
Previous to her not-for-profit experience, Hillery worked both as an entrepreneur in digital outdoor advertising and as a Marketing Manager at Zenith Electronics Corporation.
Hillery holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Roosevelt University in Chicago and majored in marketing at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.