Olivia K. AndersonSenior Director of Development
Office: 10 West 35th Street, 14th Floor
Office Hours: M, T, TH 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Olivia K. Anderson’s professional fund raising career began with Lyric Opera of Chicago in 1982 serving as Gift Processing Manager and then Assistant Director of Development. Following a move to Augusta, Georgia in 1990, Olivia spent seven years in health care philanthropy as Director of Development for University Health Care Foundation at University Hospital, Georgia’s second largest community hospital. There Olivia achieved the professional distinction of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and joined the Augusta Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), serving in several board positions including president.
Upon returning to the Chicagoland area in 1998, Olivia’s experience broadened to include higher education philanthropy with Illinois Institute of Technology as the College of Psychology's first Director of Development. Currently, as Senior Director of Development with the newly launched IIT Lewis College of Human Sciences, Olivia partners with the college’s Board of Overseers, alumni and friends to provide critical resources to attract bright students, retain top faculty, and support new learning and research initiatives through Fueling Innovation: The Campaign for IIT.