Gabrielle Gilliam

Chief Development Officer, Oliver Scholars

Gabrielle Gilliam Gabrielle Gilliam is a fund development and non-profit management professional with over two decades of experience in fundraising and institutional advancement. She has served in leadership positions at organizations such as United Negro College Fund, Bottomless Closet, Poly Prep Country Day School, the French-American Foundation, and Opening Act.
In 2014, Gabrielle became an independent consultant, providing strategic planning and fundraising support to NYC-based non-profit organizations. Her client list has included the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Fiver Children's Foundation, Brooklyn Children’s Theatre, and The Peter Westbrook Foundation. She is also a Lecturer at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Social Work. Gabrielle received her BA in Drama and Africana Studies from Vassar College and her MA in Performance Studies from New York University/Tisch School of the Arts.