Masters in Education
Bachelors of Science
Strategic Management training
Activities & Affiliations
• Association of Strategic Planning, Member
• Arizona Indian Living Treasures Award, Treasurer
For nearly 20 years, Eileen has partnered with non-profit executives, boards and donors to empower them and their organizations to reach their full potential through the effective use of resources and leadership development.
Eileen brings a breadth of experience in resource development, program management, facilitation, recruitment, strategic planning, community development and board governance. She has insights into a wide array of nonprofits at the national and regional levels spanning higher education, hospital foundations, and rural organizations. Eileen previously served as the fundraising director at the American Indian College Fund for 11 years to support the nation’s tribal colleges and universities with her expertise in major gifts, planned giving, corporate relations, foundation relations, annual giving and prospect research.
A member of the Hopi Tribe, Eileen worked at Harvard University for many years focusing on student services, recruitment, alumni relations and public programming. Eileen presents on topics such as creating strong vision and mission statements, diversifying fundraising revenue streams, major gifts - “Making the Ask,” board governance and strategic planning.