Ileana joined the Center full-time in 2015 after serving as a Consultant to the organization for the previous five years. She, along with her West Coast counterpart, oversees the major gifts team. Ileana is also responsible for the Northeast -Mid Atlantic region and the Southeast region of the United States.
Before working at the Center, Ileana was the principal of Lee Associates from 1996-2015, a New York and Washington, DC based fundraising consulting firm. She provided a full range of development services to a broad base of nonprofit and advocacy clients
Ileana est diplômée de l'American University, où elle a obtenu une maîtrise en communication, et de l'Université de Pennsylvanie, où elle a obtenu une licence en sciences politiques.