WYNJA SOL LEADERSHIP, LLC
EMPOWERING ACADEMIC LEADERS FOR FUNDRAISING SUCCESS
Penelepe C. Hunt
Penny Hunt is a professional fundraiser, teacher, management consultant and executive coach with over twenty-five years of experience in the development field.
In her private practice, Penny specializes in training, executive coaching and professional development for boards, presidents, deans and other senior leaders, and development staff. Her clients have include a wide variety of universities and organizations. She also serves as a principal with the Woolbright Group, a development consulting firm. She is a frequent faculty member for CASE, and has been awarded the prestigious Steuben Apple for excellence in teaching. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at North Park University. Her book, Development for Academic Leaders, a Practical Guide to Fundraising Success, will be published by Jossey-Bass in the fall of 2012.
Prior to joining UIC, Penny spent thirteen years at Northwestern University, where she directed the university�s $1.5 billion comprehensive campaign. As associate vice president for development, she led Campaign Northwestern to a final total of $1.55 billion, making it one of the most successful campaigns in higher education. While directing the campaign, she also managed the major gift operations of seven schools and the university art museum. In previous assignments at Northwestern, Penny directed the Campaign for Scholarships and managed the university annual giving program.