Lauren Berndt

Director, Major Gifts

Pronouns: She/Her

Lauren Berndt has over ten years experience in philanthropy. She has created strong fundraising strategies, developed national major gifts networks, and managed successful stewardship programs. Her previous roles include Major Gifts Officer at Beber Camp, Director of Stewardship at Literature for All of Us, and Corporate Relations and Sponsorship Manager at the Center for Enriched Living. She is a graduate of Ithaca College and part of Loyola University Chicago’s Fundraising for Good Cohort. Lauren lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband, two children, and dog.