North Central College - Naperville, IL

Elizabeth “Jan” Edgar '70

Elizabeth “Jan” Edgar, certified fund-raising executive (CFRE), is the executive director of the Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center Foundation in Joliet, IL. Edgar previously served as the director of development at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Schaumburg, IL, where she created and led initiatives for annual major and planned gifts, corporate relations, cause and marketing, and awards and recognition programs. Before her work with the AAD, Edgar served as the first executive director of the Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL. She also has been president and chief professional officer of United Way of Lake County and associate executive director of Countryside Association for the handicapped in Barrington, IL. Edgar has received recognition for her contributions to the community, including earning the Women of Distinction Award from the Moraine Girl Scout Council.