Hillary Bobys brings nearly 20 years of fundraising experience to Ardent Group with expertise in corporate philanthropy, membership programs, sponsorships, individual giving, event planning, and foundation relations. She deeply values understanding the organizations she supports to best meet their strategic and philanthropic goals.
Hillary has cultivated, solicited, and stewarded both unrestricted and capital gifts of all levels from corporations, foundations, and individuals on behalf of organizations including Colgate University, Creighton University, the Omaha Zoo Foundation, and Rochester Institute of Technology. She is enthusiastic about sharing knowledge from her years in the industry to help other organizations achieve success.
An active volunteer, Hillary has worked with Lollypop Farm, Pittsford PTSA, the Anti-Defamation League, the Omaha Women’s Fund, Girls on the Run, and Haverford College to build relationships and foster growth in these organizations.
Hillary graduated from Haverford College in 2001 with a degree in Psychology and concentrations in Neural and Behavioral Sciences and Feminist and Gender Studies. In 2012, she received a Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Hillary was also a regular guest speaker at the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Certificate for Fundraising Management program.
Originally from Kentucky, Hillary lives in the Rochester area with her family and finds joy in movement and in making things.