Jeffrey A. Hilperts is a vice president in the education practice of Bentz Whaley Flessner where his clients include colleges and universities, independent schools, and major nonprofits. His work focuses on campaign readiness, feasibility studies, increasing meaningful volunteer engagement and campaign communications. Jeff served The Ohio State University for nearly 15 years in numerous leadership roles, most notably as the campaign director for the $3.1 billion But for Ohio State campaign, the largest in Ohio State’s history. Also while at Ohio State, Jeff served as the chief advancement officer for the Michael E. Moritz College of Law, leading the college to consecutive record-breaking fundraising years. Jeff also held the post of vice president of advancement at Spring Hill College where he led communications, marketing, alumni affairs, and development for the 187-year-old Jesuit liberal arts college, attaining unprecedented fundraising success while rebranding the college.
As a thought leader in advancement, Jeff has volunteered in roles that span from AFP to the American Bar Association. Jeff has been elected to the boards of multiple non-profit organizations. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Spring Hill College and a master’s degree in human services management from Franklin University.