Vernon Hills, Director of Development
Vernon brings 17 years of nonprofit fundraising experience to the table. He is passionate about helping others overcome life’s challenges.
A seasoned leader with a strong record of building successful fundraising teams that are both collaborative and mission-driven. Dynamic, innovative development/moves management strategist with a record of achievement and in cultivating, stewarding and securing major gifts. Expert capability to devise, organize, and implement strategies toward attainment of target goals Tenacious in building new business, securing donor loyalty, and forging strong relationships built on trust.
Vernon’s professional experience includes raising funds for the homeless, long-term addiction programs for both men and women, affordable housing, domestic violence victims and their families, foster youth, and social services wraparound programs.
In his spare time, Vernon loves firing up the smoker at home, as well as cooking in general. He also enjoys traveling with the Hills family both locally and abroad.