Molly Chestnut, CFRE, serves as the Chief Development Officer for the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Medicine. Her primary objective is building early directional strategies and fundraising approaches for the new school. Once appointed, Molly will work closely with the Founding Dean and members of the Executive Leadership team to create and implement a comprehensive support plan for the School of Medicine.
Key areas of responsibility include securing early stage individual, foundation, and public support and executing sustainable, long-range fund raising activities for the School of Medicine.
Since 2002, Molly has worked both as a strategic advancement consultant, and in permanent appointments at the Claremont Colleges (Scripps College, KGI), UC Riverside (where she worked on early-stage development for the UCR School of Medicine) and Stanford University Law School. Chestnut joined KGI in 2016.