Gregory Gilbert is a Professional Development Strategist with a stellar career, marked with strong performance results with multiple awards/recognition based on excellent execution. He is known for expertise across the philanthropic & charitable giving spectrum including tactical planning, donor development, institutional brand promotion and MGO management. He is passionate about driving success and building teams to exceed standards for donor relations, gift attainment and efficiency. His consistent and stellar performance is accomplished through clear goal setting, initiating cross team collaboration and leveraging a creative approach to developing philanthropic strategies. Greg is adept at working on various platforms within campaigns at varying levels. He thrives in diverse and rapidly changing environments while effectively managing challenging situations. While at USC, Greg has demonstrated high leadership capabilities while consistently exceeding expected goal attainment. Greg has also facilitated multiple 7+ figure gifts supporting all academic units consisting of research and development, business related, athletics and university initiatives.


Senior Director, University of Southern California – Senior Advisory focusing on Capital Campaign Initiatives, Special Projects & Corporate Partners

Executive Board Member – Mindset Migration – a non-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes. The organization is dedicated to promoting a renewed sense of thought, self-confidence and purpose in our youth; focusing on their inner ability and self-worth as a positive contributor to society. Mindset Migration offers a variety of mind stimulating workshops, educational services and mentor based programs to advance our youth. Students ages five through nineteen from a variety of backgrounds, races and socioeconomic conditions will benefit from these resources offered.

Senior Director of Development, University of Southern California – National Major & Capital Gift Fund Raising Responsibility ($100,000 – $15,000,000+) Management and Team Leadership Responsibility
Director of Campus Initiatives/Major Gifts, University of Southern – National philanthropic scope cultivating and stewarding major gift prospects throughout the complete donor cycle. Focusing on an exclusive capacity donor pool ranging from ($50,000 – $1,000,000+), interacting with every Academic discipline within the University including Athletics.
Associate Athletics Director – Corporate Alliance Development, University of Central – Develop and manage regional portfolio of corporate and major gift prospects with minimal gift capacity of $100,000 supporting various University and Athletics Initiatives.
Spinal MIS – Market Development at Medtronic Spine & Biologics – Vice Chair Diversity Recruitment, National Leader in Neural Monitoring Coronary Division

Medical Diagnostics at GE Healthcare – Corporate Accounts


Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee – MBA, Strategic Management

University of Alabama – BS, Marketing

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