Anne Meyers Hobbs

Consulting Vice President

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou

Biography

Anne Meyers Hobbs, Consulting Vice President, brings more than 28 years of advancement expertise to the firm, specializing in the independent school sector.

Anne has been the Director of Development at the Latin School of Chicago for the past ten years, where she’s established successful partnerships with volunteers and faculty leaders and executed a wide-range of donor relations and fundraising programs. Overseeing a team of nine professionals, Anne has led successful capital campaigns ranging from $18M to $50M, tripled the School’s endowment in the last five years, and overhauled programs and structures to facilitate cross-functional collaboration and alignment.  Previously, she served as the annual fund director and senior development officer.

While at Latin School of Chicago, Anne served as the Development Officer at High Jump, where she led all fundraising endeavors for the academic enrichment program, including annual giving grants, event management, gift processing, and data handling. Anne was an integral part of High Jump’s launch as one of the most successful enrichment programs in the country.

Earlier in her career, Anne worked at SGA Youth and Family Service as the acting director of development and development assistant.

Under her leadership, Latin was a two-time recipient of the prestigious CASE Educational Fundraising Award, first for Overall Improvement in 2014 and then Overall Performance in 2015.

Anne graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and minors in anthropology and history in 1988.

Areas of Expertise
  • Gift Acceptance Policy and Procedure
  • Major Gift Fundraising
  • Major Gift Program Development
  • Major Gift Strategy
  • Talent Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Volunteer Management
Non-Profits
  • High Jump
  • INDEX Advancement Directors planning committee 2018 and 2019

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