Board of Trustees

Jamie Phillippe

Jamie Phillippe Bio

Personal Information

  • Spouse: Michael Thoney


  • B.A., Liberal Arts & Sciences, Psychology, Butler University, 1973
  • M.A.T., Psychology, Butler University

Current Profession

  • Vice President of Development and Donor Services, Chicago Community Trust

Honors and Awards

  • AFP Benjamin Franklin Award - for long-standing service and leadership to the non-profit community, 2004
  • AFP President's Award - the first person to have been recognized with both honors, 1998

Present Civic/Professional Activities

  • Cancer Wellness Center, Northbrook, Board of Directors, Past President, 1993-present
  • Chicago Foundation for Women,(2001-present), Alumnae Council, previous member, Board of Directors, 1995-2001
  • Butler University Board of Visitors, College of Business, 1999-present
  • Butler University Board of Trustees, 2009-present
  • North Park University Axelson Center for Non-Profit Management (2000-present) - Advisory Board
  • Council on Foundations
  • Women in the Development Professions, member, founding group

Past Civic/Professional Activities

  • Butler University Campaign Cabinet, 2004-2009
  • Butler University Board of Trustees - Advancement Committee, 1991-1995
  • Butler University Alumni Board, past president, 1991-1995
  • DePaul University, Chairman and adjunct faculty member, The Institute for Non-Profit Management, 1999-2003
  • Kittleman & Associates, Executive Search Firm, (1996-2001)Corporate Board Member
  • Arts & Business Council (1999-2002) - Board of Directors, Chairman of Board Development
  • Kappa Alpha Theta (1997-2000) - National Donor Relations Committee
  • Museum of Science and Industry, Vice President, External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, 1995-2008
  • The Alford Group, Inc., Senior Vice President and national Marketing Director, 1992-1995
  • Sumner Rahr & Company, Vice President, 1987-1992
  • Bellarmine College, 1985-1987
  • Louisville Ballet, Director of Development, 1983-1985


  • Sailing, ballet and dance


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