Candidate Placements

BRANDI ADAMS

Director of Development and Communications* (Promoted to Vice President of Advancement)

Chinese American Service League

TROY ANDERSON

Senior Director of Education

Old Town School of Folk Music

KEES Executive Search Client Partner, Concordia Place, names Grace Araya as President and CEO

GRACE ARAYA

President and CEO

Concordia Place

SCOTT AUSTGEN

Vice President of Programs

DuPagePads

JAMES BROOKS

Chief Executive Officer

Lawndale Christian Health Center

QUENTIN BROWN

Executive Director

Educare Lincoln

MICHELLE CANGELOSI

Vice President of Transformational Philanthropy

Heifer International

MICHAEL CIRELLI

Executive Director

Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League

JOHN DAMER

Director of Advancement Operations

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

Bill Dial

BILL DIAL
Vice President for Human Resources
College of DuPage (COD)

STACEY FREEMAN

Director of Philanthropy – Greater Los Angeles

Heifer International

JULIE FREGETTO

Director of Advancement Services

North Park University

MARC GARCIA

Divisional Finance Director

The Salvation Army NorthWest

ANDY GOWDY

Development Director

Blind Service Chicago

ANNELIESE GRYTA

Executive Vice President of Housing Operations / Chief Operations Officer

King County Housing Authority

KARI HAMMETT-CASTER

Director of Philanthropy – Pacific Northwest

Heifer International

CHAD HANDSHY

Director of Financial Services

atla

JOSHUA HEIM

Executive Director

Western Arts Alliance

JUDD HOLZMAN

Vice President / Chief Development Officer

JCFS Chicago

CHRIS JABIN

Director of Development

Fernwood Botanical Garden

DENNIS JAMES

Chief Financial Officer

Envision Unlimited

LUCRETZIA JAMISON

Executive Director

Youth Job Center

MICHELLE JIMENEZ

Chief Development Officer

Maryville Foundation

MICHAEL KELLEY

Regional Director of Development, Midwest

Washington Institute for Near East Policy

STEVE KLIMKOWSKI

President

Covenant Trust Company

BRYAN KNICELY

Executive Director

Craft Alliance

BARBARA LACKER-WARE

Director of Development * (Promoted to Director of Development & Communications)

Woodstock Institute

TASHA LEVY

Executive Director

Storycatchers Theatre

JEFFREY LEWIS

President and CEO

Legacy Health Endowment

NATASHA LEWIS-OLIVER

Director of Philanthropy – Mid-Atlantic

Heifer International

DANIEL LIPPARELLI

Chief Executive Officer

NeighborHealth Center

MICHAEL MARION

Math Motivators Fundraising Specialist

(Promoted to Manager, Transformational Giving)

The Actuarial Foundation

MADALYN MESSER-BROOKS

Director of Development

National Association for Urban Debate Leagues

SANDRA NELSON

Vice President for Advancement

Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

KEES Nonprofit Executive Search Client Partner, Grow Your Own Illinois, taps Richard Nettles as the next Chicago/Lake County Program Director

RICHARD NETTLES

Chicago / Lake County Program Director

Grow Your Own Illinois

MARIE NEWMAN

Chief Executive Officer

Little City

PATRICK OETTING

Senior Program Manager

Rising Tide Foundation

DERICK ORR

Donor Relations Director

The Salvation Army Del Oro Division

KEES Partner Cradle Kalamazoo, (a collective impact Initiative fiscally sponsored by the YWCA Kalamazoo), proudly announces Jameca Patrick-Singleton as its Executive Director of Cradle Kalamazoo (and VP of Community Health at YWCA Kalamazoo).

JAMECA PATRICK-SINGLETON

Executive Director

Cradle Kalamazoo

CHAD PEDIGO

Vice President of Development

DuPagePads

JOSLYN PETTWAY

Chief Executive Officer

Covenant Community Care

APRIL REDZIC

President and CEO

DuPagePads

CASEY RENN

Philanthropy Officer, Milwaukee

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Inc.

KATIE RICHARDS

President & CEO

Siloam Health

MARK RIGGLEMAN

Executive Director

Classical Music Chicago

DAVID ROTH

Executive Director

The DuPage Federation on Human Services Reform

JAIME SCHILLING

Director of Philanthropy – Northern California

Heifer International

ARNITRIA SHAW

Vice President of Workforce and Diversity

Illinois Central College

DAVID SIEWERT

Director of Philanthropy

Heifer International

DANITA SIMONS

Executive Director

College of Southern Nevada Foundation

LAUREN SMITH

Chief Human Resources Officer

Envision Unlimited

NASHIKA STANBRO

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Director

Washington State Housing Finance Commission

JOSEPH STROTHER

Director of Development

The Salvation Army Del Oro Division

LISA TALLMAN

Project Executive Director

Community Food Navigator

CHERI TAYLOR

Philanthropy Officer, Madison

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

VALERIE THOMPSON

Director of Development* (Promoted to Interim Executive Director)

The Actuarial Foundation

ELIZEBETH TUCKER

Director of Philanthropy

Heifer International

SARAH VAN LOON

Director, Advancement & Engagement

AJC Chicago