Foundation Leadership

Lynette Marshall - BW

Lynette L. Marshall, CFRE

President and CEO

Lynette Marshall is the president and CEO of the University of Iowa Foundation, which recently completed the largest fundraising campaign in the history of the University of Iowa and the state of Iowa, exceeding its $1.7 billion For Iowa. Forever More. campaign goal by $275 million. In her more than a decade of service at Iowa, the UI Foundation has experienced record performance and growth and has become a national leader in creating a campus culture of philanthropy.
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Kathleen Dore

Kathleen A. Dore

Chair, UI Foundation Board of Directors

Kathy Dore of New York City currently serves as Senior Advisor, Vision and Strategy, for consulting firm Proteus International. In 2008, Kathy retired as resident, Broadcasting, at Canwest Media. Prior to joining Canwest, she was President, Entertainment Networks for Rainbow Media, overseeing cable networks AMC, IFC,WE, and Bravo. She received a B.A. degree in Speech Communications from the UI in 1972, and an M.B.A. degree from the College of Business in 1984. Kathy has served on the Board of Directors for the UI Alumni Association and the Board of Visitors for the Tippie College of Business. She received the UI Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement in 1998, was named Woman of the Year in 2003 by Women in cable Telecommunications (WICT), and has been among Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of “100 Most Powerful Women.”

Tiffani K. Shaw

Tiffani K. Shaw

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tiffani Shaw joined the UI Foundation in 1997, and as Executive VP and COO she oversees the Foundation’s administrative departments—Finance, Information Technology, Facilities and Operations, Legal, Human Resources, and Communications.  Prior to that, Tiffani served as the Foundation’s Controller and Chief Financial Officer.  Before joining the Foundation, she was a Public Accountant with McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, where she supervised audits in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.  She received her B.A. in accounting from The University of Iowa and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  Tiffani also serves on the National Advisory Board for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Jackie Lewis

Jackie Lewis

Senior Vice President, Development

Jackie Lewis joined the University of Iowa Foundation staff in 2010. Currently, as Senior Vice President she oversees all areas of development including Health Sciences, Main Campus, Donor Relations and Donor Services. Prior to that, Jackie served as Vice President, Health Sciences Development where she led the Foundation’s efforts to increase private gift support for the health sciences, including the UI Carver College of Medicine; UI Hospitals and Clinics; and the Colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. Jackie has an extensive background in medical and higher education development work, previously holding leadership positions at Ohio State University and Arizona State University. Jackie earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communications from Iowa State University.

David L. Triplett

David L. Triplett

Vice President, Development Resources and Comprehensive Campaign Director

Dave Triplett, who earned a B.A. degree in history and political science from The University of Iowa in 1972, has been with the UI Foundation since 1995, serving in a variety of development and leadership positions. He was an assistant football coach for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1989 to 1995, after serving as head coach of the University of South Dakota football team.