Jackie Joines recently retired as Executive Director for College Advancement at Lake Land College where she oversaw foundation operations and alumni services for the past 5 years. During her tenure, she was instrumental in the integration of technology to improve the capabilities and efficiencies of the office in serving donors and alumni. She led efforts that grew the Foundation assets from $8 million to $12.8 million, employee participation rates from 17% to 66%, implemented an annual giving program and the College annual Homecoming event, and led the College 50th anniversary celebration. As part of the Foundation strategic plan, Jackie led efforts to construct a new $2.2 million Foundation and Alumni Center on campus, and implemented a new Foundation brand.. Jackie formerly served Eastern Illinois University as Director of Development for 17 years. She holds memberships in AFP, and CASE, as well as many community organizations. Often described as a “connector”, Jackie is a partner with her husband’s auction business, is a Pampered Chef consultant, and enjoys spending time with her family including 4 grandchildren.