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Cathy Taylor

Director of Prospect Research and Special Projects
Campus Box 1082
Edwardsville, IL 62062-1082
618.650.5176
cattayl@siue.edu

Cathy’s focus is on designing, implementing, and managing special projects including special events, communication strategies, data analysis, and strategic investigation of the alumni and donor database in search of individuals with an affinity for the university that also have vast financial resources to further aid and support the university’s mission, goals and objectives.  She also collaboratively establishes appropriate strategies for moves management goal setting and stewardship while organizing and managing internal constituent management groups, strategic planning and creating performance analysis for Major Gifts Officers.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Cathy worked as the Executive Recruiter and Public Relations Coordinator for SIUE’s office of Human Resources.  Preceding her employment at SIUE, she has been on staff at various non-profit organizations including the University of Illinois Foundation where she developed a passion for working in Higher Education advancement. 

  • Bachelor of Science in Education, 1998, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
  • Master of Public Administration and Policy Analysis, expected 2015, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
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