Director of Fundraising Services

Pam Lookatch

Chicago, IL

With almost two decades of fundraising experience, Pam brings a unique blend of nonprofit expertise and strategic for-profit consulting to her role at Evolve. With a proven track record of transforming fundraising initiatives, Pam leverages her deep experience to help schools achieve their annual campaign goals. Notably, she revamped Seattle Jewish Community School's annual campaign, surpassing their target goal in the 2023-2024 school year. She also played a pivotal role in San Diego Jewish Academy's success, establishing a robust major gifts program and doubling their annual campaign. 

Pam excels at cultivating deep, lasting relationships with her clients. She is genuinely committed to their success, providing constructive feedback and holistic recommendations that impact both fundraising efforts and organizational effectiveness. Pam's flexibility and adaptability ensure that she and her team meet each client's evolving needs.

Prior to joining Evolve, Pam advised top corporations and law firms in New York, enhancing organizational efficiency and service delivery. Her decade-long tenure as a professional volunteer, serving on boards and managing executive searches, underscores her commitment to community engagement and strategic leadership.

First Bio for Proposals (General): 

With almost two decades of fundraising experience, Pam brings a unique blend of nonprofit expertise and strategic for-profit consulting to her role at Evolve. With a proven track record of transforming fundraising initiatives, Pam leverages her deep experience to help schools achieve their annual campaign goals. Pam excels at cultivating deep, lasting relationships with her clients. She is genuinely committed to their success, providing constructive feedback and holistic recommendations that impact both fundraising efforts and organizational effectiveness. Pam's flexibility and adaptability ensure that she and her team meet each client's evolving needs.

Prior to joining Evolve, Pam advised top corporations and law firms in New York, enhancing organizational efficiency and service delivery. Her decade-long tenure as a professional volunteer, serving on boards and managing executive searches, underscores her commitment to community engagement and strategic leadership.

Team(s)

Fundraising

Recent clients

  • Brauser Maimonides Academy
  • CAN TV
  • CURE Epilepsy
  • Gann Academy
  • JCC Chicago
  • Our Place
  • Solomon Schechter of Metropolitan Chicago
  • South Peninsula Hebrew Day School
  • Temple Jeremiah

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, University of Florida

Interests

Pam enjoys being a mom, tennis, going to concerts and traveling.