Our team at Solve M.E. is excited to announce that Ilise Friedman recently joined us as major gifts officer to provide her over two-decades long development experience and help us grow our capacity efforts.
In her new role, Ilise will work with our larger donors, cultivate those relationships, and engage those donors with our mission so that they can help us accomplish our mission of creating a world free of ME/CFS, Long Covid and other post-infection diseases.
“Ilise brings a strong fundraising background to Solve, and she will work to build strong relationships with our donors to help them achieve their philanthropic goals,” said Joe Komsky, Solve M.E. Director of Development.
Ilise has managed numerous volunteer committees and finds great joy in working with community members from a diverse range of backgrounds. She has worked as a Development Officer for the Starlight Children’s Foundation; an Outreach Volunteer post-hurricane Sandy via SeabrightRising.org and Habitat for Humanity; and served on the scholarship panel for the Nordstrom Foundation, granting $10,000 scholarships to high school juniors in Los Angeles County who exhibited exemplary community service.
In her spare time, you can find Ilise on the beach collecting seashells with her daughter, and on new adventures, either in a book or on a plane, traveling near and far.
We’re thrilled to welcome Ilise to our team!