Jill Goodman is a fundraising and strategic direction professional with a diverse range of skills across the non-profit and educational sectors. With over 20 years of experience developing, executing, and growing core fundraising programs to forward the mission of numerous organizations, Jill has built a reputation for exceptional, solution-oriented results. With a 360-degree understanding of the non-profit world – she has served as an administrator, staff member, grant maker, trustee, and volunteer – Jill recently demonstrated measurable success by helping The GreenMount School, an independent school, quadruple its annual giving via donor identification and creative stewardship. Her leadership and development consulting experience span every organizational size, from health initiatives like the Movember Foundation (known for its yearly international awareness campaign) to small, independent schools. Jill continues to help organizations harness the combination of strategy, creativity, planning, and compelling messaging that is essential to stand out in today’s competitive non-profit landscape.
Jill hails from the Mid-Atlantic, growing up in an industrial Pennsylvania town, the daughter of a factory owner who had a strong philanthropic commitment. Immersed in an ethos of generosity, Jill became involved in community initiatives and fundraising from a very young age. She is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, and now calls Baltimore, Maryland home. She and her husband like to bike, take in arts and cultural happenings, hike, cook using home-delivery meal services, and laugh with friends. They have two daughters and a son-in-law.