Lisa Riley is one of the newest members to join USF Advancement as Director of Development for the College of Education.
Lisa previously worked at the University of Illinois Chicago where she served as the Director of Advancement for UIC’s College of Business, managing a portfolio and overseeing major gift fundraising, alumni engagement and donor relations for the unit.
Lisa has also served in a variety of development roles at DePaul University, most recently as Director of Development for the Driehaus College of Business and the College of Communication. In addition to achieving fundraising targets, she served deans with distinction in partnering to build engaged and philanthropic volunteer advisory boards and develop dynamic college annual advancement plans.
In her new role, Lisa will serve as the principal major gifts officer for the College of Education and advise and collaborate with the dean on developing the unit’s fundraising plan and promoting a culture of philanthropy.
Lisa holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BS in Business Administration from Marquette University. Outside of work, Lisa and her husband Kevin enjoy time with family and walking their dog (named Puppy!). Lisa has recently organized her viny collection and taken up stand-up paddle boarding.
Feel free to connect with Lisa via LinkedIn