Kathryn McNeill

Kathryn McNeill

Major Gifts Officer

Development & Alumni Relations

Biography

At New York University's engineering school, Kathryn McNeill builds and maintains comprehensive partnerships with donors to accomplish her ultimate goal of raising funds for the school. In her most recent role, she worked with corporations and foundations to raise over $4M and helped faculty secure an additional $10M. She is currently focused on building strong relationships with alumni, parents and friends.

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, she helped implement the organization's first corporate relations strategy, identifying philanthropic opportunities for New York City companies and finding key areas of interest that met their corporate objectives.

As Assistant Director of Corporate Relations for the University of Texas at Dallas Jindal School of Management, Kathryn managed all activities of the dean's advisory council, including developing strategy, fundraising, and identifying new members. She also introduced the business community to the school, finding mutually beneficial opportunities of both engagement and financial commitment. Prior to her role at the university, she managed events and business development initiatives for the Dallas Regional Chamber - one of the largest membership organizations in the southwest - and focused on sponsorship opportunities for Fortune 500 companies in the technology sector.

She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a B.A. in public relations and journalism.

Education

Oklahoma State University, 2005

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Public Relations