Sam Kiley

Board and Donor Relations Manager
Sam Kiley is a member of the development team and serves as the primary staff liaison to the Board of Directors and to the newly established Leadership Council, WBEZ Next. Before joining WBEZ, Sam was on the development team at the American Academy of Pediatrics where she worked to complete a $3.7M campaign for the organization’s new headquarters. Prior to that, Sam led the alumni relations team for 9 years at Elmhurst College. There she implemented a comprehensive strategic plan for alumni, which holistically engaged alumni and donors through programs, communications and volunteer opportunities. 

Sam graduated from Elmhurst College with a bachelor’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and a master’s degree in Business Administration. A Chicago native, she lives in the suburbs with her partner and their pack of dogs – Kira, Gizmo, Tala, Honey and Maude.