Urbana University Names Jan Hillman Vice President for Institutional Advancement
URBANA, Ohio (October 30, 2013) - Urbana University announces the appointment of Jan Hillman as vice president for institutional advancement. Hillman previously served as vice president, chief integration officer for Marquette General Hospital and Superior Health Partners in Marquette, Michigan, where she was responsible for development of planning architecture and organizational strategy and served as the point person and provided leadership for the merger and acquisition process leading to the MOU between MGH and Duke LifePoint resulting in a $483M transaction. Hillman also served as Wright State’s associate vice president for development.
At Urbana, Hillman will be responsible for developing and implementing multi-year and annual fundraising goals and action plans in support of Urbana University. As chief advancement officer for the campus, Hillman will work with the senior administrative staff, the Advancement office team and Urbana University faculty, staff, and boards to cultivate major gifts to the University and assist in shaping institutional fundraising strategy and campaigns.
Hillman previously served for 23 years as CEO of Hillman Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in higher education and health care, providing fundraising and strategic planning services across the U.S. Hillman has also served as director of grants and research development for the Kettering Medical Center Foundation and director of institutional research and development for Clark State Community College.
Hillman’s extensive volunteer activities include serving as co-founder and first board president of the Tecumseh Education Foundation; providing grant writing and strategic planning for Tecumseh Local Schools; and strategic planning leadership and facilitation for the Salvation Army and Nehemiah Foundation in Springfield, the Good Neighbor House in Dayton, and Child Care Choices in Tipp City. She was named a 2003 Top Ten Women in the Miami Valley by the Dayton Daily News and was named in 1998 to the Tecumseh Local Schools Hall of Fame.
Hillman earned a Master of Arts in sociology from the University of Toledo and a bachelor of general studies degree from Kent State University. She resides in New Carlisle, Ohio with her husband, William.