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Patricia McDonald

Senior Director of Advancement
Campus Box 1082
Edwardsville, IL  62026
618-650-2304
pmcdona@siue.edu

Championing private/public partnerships and leadership giving on behalf of SIUE’s University-wide, multi-unit and unit strategic initiatives to advance academic excellence and economic impact in the Southwestern Illinois region and beyond.   Responsible for establishing strategic, collaborative and rewarding individual, corporate and foundation relationships and support through major gifts and grants.  Also serves as catalyst and consultant delivering cost/effective, centralized foundation services for a decentralized fundraising structure.

Extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of nonprofit leadership, fundraising and marketing.  Founded and led two successful nonprofit organizations. 

  • Bachelor of Arts, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
  • Masters of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
  • Certified Fund Raising Excecutive (CFRE)