Steve Gilmore

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Region Covered: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia

Steve comes to us from the University of Chicago and brings over 25 years of development, major gift, campaign management, fundraising communication, strategic planning and volunteer development experience to ACS. In his role as the Associate Dean for External Affairs, University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, he orchestrated a successful development program over the past ten years, raising more than $63 million, and surpassing ambitious annual goals. His other experience includes senior development positions at Northwestern University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, National-Louis University, Holy Cross Hospital, the Booth Business School at the University of Chicago. Steve earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Business School and a B.S. in Journalism from Syracuse University, Newhouse School of Communications.

For more information about making a donation to The American Cancer Society, please call 312.641.6150.

To contact this Senior Director of Philanthropy, please email