Office of Advancement

Be a part of the future of business
Be a part of Gies Business

Gies College of Business designs its innovative programs, leading-edge curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities to empower students to turn big ideas into meaningful actions. Today, Gies faculty prepare more than 6,000 future business leaders from around the world to put their purpose into practice and provide transformative leadership in a global economy. Support from Gies Business alumni and friends is vital to achieving our mission and fulfilling our vision of being the most innovative business school on Earth.



Register for Spring Luncheon

Spring Luncheon

Join us in Chicago on April 24 to honor faculty and alumni achievements at the annual Spring Luncheon.


Meet Our Team

We offer a number of ways you can support Gies College of Business, all of which offer unique benefits for our students. Whether you’d like to visit campus to work with our students, become a corporate partner, or offer a financial gift, our team is here to guide you through the process of helping Gies Business become a world leader.


Associate Dean for Advancement

Senior Director, Corporate Relations

Senior Director of Development

Senior Director of Development

Senior Director of Advancement

Associate Director of Development

Associate Director of Development

Grace Lee

"People were willing to support me, even without knowing me, because they believe in Gies Business students. It’s truly been a life-changing gift."

Grace Lee, Accountancy '18

Dean’s Business Council

The mission of the Dean’s Business Council (DBC) is to provide advice and counsel to the Dean and other members of the College in pursuit of the College's overall goals. DBC members also serve as the ambassadors of the College to external stakeholders, including, but not limited to, alumni, corporate partners, prospective students and their parents and the University at-large.

Membership is by invitation only. View the full roster of DBC members


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