Jill Chamblin

Director of Major Gifts

Regions covered: Arizona and New Mexico


Jill Chamblin has been with the American Cancer Society since 2001 working with affluent donors. She has over 23 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, primarily in the healthcare sector. While at the American Cancer Society, she has provided staff leadership for the capital campaign led by Phoenix Suns Chairman, Jerry Colangelo, which brought forth the first Hope Lodge in the western United States, a collaborative project with Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.  She also has been instrumental in securing major gifts to support nine full-time Patient Navigators in the Phoenix metro area, making Phoenix one of the largest American Cancer Society Patient Navigation programs in the country. Originally from Illinois, Jill holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Illinois State University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling & Guidance from the University of Nevada-Reno.

For more information about making a donation to the American Cancer Society, call 480.326.8224.

To contact this Director of Major Gifts, please email jill.chamblin@cancer.org.