BA 1986, Communication
National Director, Principal and Major Gifts, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
New York, NY
At Planned Parenthood, Betsy Liley leads the national individual fundraising team.
Prior to joining Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Liley led NPR’s institutional giving efforts, focused on foundation and corporate philanthropy as well as government support.
Liley previously was Assistant Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations at Purdue University. In that role, she led a system-wide team that raised more than $120 million in 2010, exceeding their $100 million goal. While at Purdue, she staffed the University’s top alumni group, the Purdue Foundation Development Council, since its inception. Liley also served on the University’s Institutional Accreditation Review committee.
Liley started her career in journalism as a reporter,editor, and teacher. She also worked in public policy.
While at Purdue, she was editor of The Purdue Exponent, and a member of Mortar Board, Old Masters, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Kappa and other campus organizations.