Kelley McCaskill is responsible for raising $2.8 million in support of the Versiti Blood Research Institute. She and her team will achieve this through expanded donor engagement, solicitation and stewardship.
Kelley joined Versiti with more than 20 years of progressive fundraising experience. She has a strong background in leadership, relationship development and stewardship, and volunteer management. The diversity of her experience crosses higher education, healthcare and cultural fundraising.
Immediately prior to joining Versiti, Kelley was managing director of development at Marquette University, where she was the primary liaison to the deans of 12 colleges, translating their priorities into fundraising opportunities. Additionally, she built and managed a team of 12 that were responsible for raising more than $10 million per year. Kelley’s fundraising history also includes roles at Columbia-St. Mary’s hospitals, as well as the Milwaukee, Chicago and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras.
Kelley’s strengths lie in partnering with donors to change lives. Kelley earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Creighton University.