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Laura Mannion

Laura Mannion

Laura Mannion is the director of development for the Franciscan Alliance Foundation in Northwest Indiana. She has been working in fundraising development since 1992, working two years for Junior Achievement in corporate foundation work and for the American Cancer Society for 12 years in progressive roles including that of Regional Vice President. She has worked as director of development for the Weizmann Institute and executive director of advancement for the University of London Institute of Cancer Research and is immediate past assistant vice president of development for the College of DuPage Foundation. She is past president of the Spertus Alumni Board and served on the Spertus Accreditation Advisory Board.


Nonprofit Management
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MS in Nonprofit Management,
Spertus Institute

EdD, Argosy University

Awards and honors

Certified Fundraising Executive


Revenue Development for Nonprofit Organizations

Applied Research and Program Evaluation