Director of Development
Lillian Bui (she/her) proudly serves as Development Director, setting strategy for fundraising and marketing for the development team responsible for raising more than $2 million in private funds annually. Lillian brings 15 years of experience in non-profits of all sizes and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), an international credential earned by demonstrating mastery through education, professional practice, and performance. An ambitious and avid learner, Lillian holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Lake Forest College which she earned at the age of 19. She is currently pursing her Public Policy Master's at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy.
Lillian began her professional career as an AmeriCorps volunteer with City Year Chicago in Humboldt Park. As a fundraiser, she is passionate about growing programs that address the economic, educational, and racial disparities that keep people from reaching their fullest potential. She believes in building relationships and treating all people with dignity.