Jennifer von Kaenel

Director of Development

Jennifer von Kaenel, CFRE,  started as WVIK's Director of Development in the fall of 2010. A 1994 graduate of Augustana College, Jenny received her Master’s Degree in Community Arts Management (nonprofit management) from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Her fundraising career began in Chicago right after graduate school.

Jenny has raised funds for organizations in the Quad Cities, Chicago, St. Paul and New York, in all aspects of fundraising, volunteer management and marketing.

Jenny loves traveling, spending time with friends and family and spending time outdoors any time of the year. She has also volunteers for many organizations in the Quad Cities, and is a Past President of the Illinois Quad Cities Association of Fundraising Executives. Jenny is married to David. She has a daughter named Haley and a stepdaughter, Olivia. They reside in East Moline. 

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Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin showed his support for Quad Cities public radio week before he spoke to students at Augustana College.