Naper Settlement has selected a new Vice President. Read the full press release below:
Naper Settlement welcomes Kevin Burns to its development team as Vice President, Philanthropy. Burns is a veteran fundraising professional with close to three decades of experience.
Naper Settlement President and CEO Mike Krol said, “We are pleased to welcome Kevin to Naper Settlement. With his outstanding background in fundraising, we know he will take our organization to the next level.”
Burns has more than 25 years of development experience with such organizations as the Muscular Dystrophy Association/Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, Paramount Arts Center (Aurora), United States Olympic Committee, Rush-Copley Medical Center (Aurora), United States Equestrian Federation, Midwestern University (Downers Grove) and the United States Figure Skating Association.
“I am honored to serve as Naper Settlement’s Vice President, Philanthropy and look forward to working with the professional staff, Board of Directors, volunteers and donor community to advance the mission and vision of this nationally-recognized outdoor history museum,” Burns said.
A resident of Geneva since 1974, Burns has 20 years experience in municipal government, serving on the Geneva Library board, then as an alderman and currently as mayor. He is a graduate of Augustana College with a B.A. in Political Science and Speech Communications.