Jared Taylor, MBA joined the SIU Foundation as the first Orlando, Florida-based Director of Development in February 2020. He oversees alumni and donor engagement in the Southeast, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, the Carolinas and Tennessee.
Jared served as a Major Gift Officer at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois as well as Development Coordinator for Corporate Relations at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, both in the Chicago suburbs. He started his career in nonprofit fundraising as a District Executive for the Boy Scouts of America in the Naperville and Aurora, Illinois area.
Originally from South Carolina, Jared has an Associates from Elgin Community College, a Bachelor in History from Minnesota State University and a Master of Business Administration from Lewis University. He lives in the western suburbs of Orlando and he looks forward to meeting the alumni, donors, parents and friends of SIU in the Southeast.