Tess Ireland Hallinan is a development professional with experience raising funds for the arts and education. In her current role, Tess helps Ohio Wesleyan University, her Alma mater, to identify prospects of wealth for their $200M campaign. Prior, she served as a Major Gift Officer also for Ohio Wesleyan and before that, she served as the Development Manager of Research for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
She started her career at Illinois Institute of Technology on the Principal Gifts team and then served as a Major Gifts Officer.
Tess served on the board of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan for 10 years. She serves on the Boards of a private Family Foundation and Private Fund.