Senior Vice President
Every dollar raised and every goal met positively impacts the world. It's a privilege to work with organizations, donors and teams who are creating positive change through philanthropy.
Recent Clients Served
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American Civil Liberties Union
- Ball State University
- The Blood Science Foundation
- College of Saint Benedict
- Drew University
- Evans Scholars Foundation
- The First Tee
- Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital
- John Burroughs School
- Latin School of Chicago
- Lawrence University
- Marquette University
- Northwestern Memorial Foundation
- Sarasota Memorial Health Foundation
- Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
- Sourthern Illinois University Edwardsville
- ThedaCare Family of Foundations
Areas of Expertise
Campaign planning and management, strategic fundraising planning, principal and major gift strategy and management, interim management
About Adam Wilhelm
A hands-on collaborator, Adam Wilhelm engages organizational leadership and Boards and translates their visions into implementable activities for fundraising teams. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated consummate skill in a variety of areas, including:
- Developing and executing effective fundraising plans
- Helping clients secure transformational gifts in support of their missions
- Increasing efficiencies across development operations
- Helping articulate the value of philanthropy to an organization’s work
In addition to leading fundraising assessments, campaign planning studies, and providing strategic counsel, Adam has held a number of interim leadership roles, including Chief Development Officer, Vice President, and Campaign Director in advancement departments at hospitals, colleges and universities, professional associations and independent schools.
Adam is also a co-founder and product owner of Campbell & Company’s fundraising planning software, Beam Insights.
Adam is a proud graduate of Brooklyn Tech High School and holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College with a double major in English and American Racial and Multi-Cultural Studies. He currently serves as an inaugural member of the Development Advisory Committee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.