As Chief Development Officer, Casey Marsh serves as Feeding America’s lead fundraiser, strategist and ambassador to help advance the organization’s mission and strategic goals. Casey is focused on helping to grow revenue streams for integrated fundraising efforts by building strategic partnerships, cultivating donors and expanding markets. She also supports fundraising capacity-building across Feeding America’s network of 200 food banks.
Casey joined Feeding America from UNICEF USA, where she worked beginning in 2007 as Regional Managing Director for the Midwest and then as Vice President of Regions-West. In the latter, she oversaw five regional teams and boards across several states in raising awareness, funds and voices to help save and protect the world’s most vulnerable children. Her accomplishments included leading a team to raise resources from major gifts, corporations, foundations and special events, developing and executing an organizational strategic plan, leading key national partnerships, and building and developing boards.
In her role as Managing Director for the Midwest Region, Casey helped support UNICEF’s mission by engaging individuals in the Midwest. During this time, she led donor visits in Panama, Zambia, Mozambique, Montenegro and Jordan to advocate on behalf of the world’s children in Chicago and across the country.
Prior to joining UNICEF USA, Casey served on the Development team at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago from 2000 to 2007. She currently serves on the foundation’s Honorary Board of Directors.
Casey earned her Master of Science in Public Service Management at DePaul University in Chicago, where she focused her research on the psychology of giving. She also received her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Loyola University Maryland.