Director of Philanthropy
at McGillis since 2018
Contact Jen Voros: firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Theater History & Communications, University of Puget Sound
M.N.O., Masters Nonprofit Organizations, Case Western Reserve University Mandel School for Nonprofit Organizations & Weatherhead School for Business
Salt Lake City native Jen Voros is the Director of Philanthropy. In her role, she is responsible for leading the fundraising and community-building efforts at The McGillis School. She joined the Philanthropy team from the Waterford School where she was the Director of the Waterford Fund and Alumni Relations. Prior to her work at Waterford, she served as Associate Director of Development at Colorado Academy in Denver.
Jen has over fifteen years of experience in alumni relations, donor relations, stewardship, major gift, and annual giving in both independent schools and higher education. Jen has a BA in Theatre History and Communications from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
When she isn’t working to support the McGillis School’s mission, Jen can be found hiking in Capitol Reef National Park, snorkeling in the reefs off the Hawaiian Islands, walking her Goldendoodle, Carl, or watching baseball. She and her husband, Jeremy, are the proud parents of three McGillis Magpies.
As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, what is your wish for McGillis?
To continue to be a force for good in the world.
I am currently reading:
The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina: A Novel by Zoraida Córdova
I am learning to:
My favorite McGillis tradition is:
My favorite McGillis lunch is:
Which value do you most appreciate?
My favorite McGillis value is Tzedakah because it reminds us that giving to others is a necessary part of repairing the world
A powerful moment I experienced at school:
Reading Othello in 8th grade and being introduced to Shakespeare for the first time.
Favorite McGillis Moment:
Delivering singing telegrams to students and faculty with the Admin Team in the Spring of 2019.