Anderson brings more than fifteen years of experience in the not-for-profit sector to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, including a significant leadership position at the Lincoln Park Zoo, where he helped catapult their holiday ZooLights event into an annual Chicago tradition, increasing attendance from 35,000 to 500,000 per year. Recently, he served as Executive Director for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, where he established new campaigns, including “Zero to Hero,” which resulted in dramatic increases in revenue, as well as their social media presence.
“My goal at the Epilepsy Foundation is to increase brand awareness,” Anderson says. “It is so important that the public understand what epilepsy is, and the impact it can have. More awareness brings more revenue, which will lead to a greater reach in our programming and services. That is the ultimate goal.”