Brooke Weisenbeck joined the University of Illinois Foundation in October of 2022, after most recently serving as the assistant dean of advancement for the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At UMass she was responsible for raising $50 million for the college and leading a team of twelve advancement staff. Prior to her time at UMass, Brooke served in international advancement roles at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where she concentrated on leadership, major, and annual gift fundraising in top international regions. Brooke’s international advancement work also was helpful to the Foundation as it established the University of Illinois Foundation UK Limited in London in 2018. Prior to her time at the University of Illinois, she served in advancement roles at organizations including the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University, the Steppenwolf Theater Company, and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Brooke holds both a bachelor’s degree and a MPA from DePaul University and earned her CMI in business from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.