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John G. Stremsterfer, Senior Consultant

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Institutional Advancement, Community Foundations, Special Events, Donor Cultivation, Annual Fund, Planned Giving, Public Relations, Alumni Relations, Publications, Enrollment Management, Grant Proposal Writing, Volunteer Recruitment, Constituent Group Relations, Major Gift Development, Executive Searches, Strategic Planning

John Stremsterfer has served as director of institutional advancement for a Catholic secondary school before assuming a position as director of major gifts for the University of Illinois at Springfield. In his career he has also served as manager of corporate and foundation relations at St. Xavier University in Chicago. At St. Xavier, he was responsible for creating and maintaining the University's relationships with Foundations and Corporations in the Chicago area and beyond.

Prior to working in education, John Stremsterfer worked for the Illinois Governor Jim Edgar administration. John was awarded the James H. Dunn Jr. Memorial Fellowship in Illinois state government. During his yearlong fellowship, John worked for the Governor's legislative office, the Bureau of the Budget, and for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs foreign trade office in Brussels, Belgium. John later served as a legislative liaison for the Governor, tracking and lobbying legislation for the Illinois Department of Corrections.

In 2006 John was a participant in the American Memorial Marshall Fellowship through the German Marshall Fund. John was the 2007 recipient of the "Outstanding Fundraising Professional" award of the Springfield, IL chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and in 2008 was recognized by the Springfield Business Journal by receiving the "Business Ethics Not-For-Profit" award.

John is the vice president of the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations and serves on the Board of Directors of Donors Forum and Midwest Community Foundations Ventures.

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