IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education

About the IMSA Fund

The IMSA Fund for Advancement of Education is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit corporation that accepts and distributes gifts and grants from the private sector to support IMSA’s mission and work.

Gifts to the IMSA Fund are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law and can be restricted to a specific program or purpose, or unrestricted to meet the most urgent and immediate needs. Our Tax Identification Number is #36-3422778.

Contributions help us to:

  • Develop talent and leadership in math, science and technology.
  • Stimulate excellence in education for all students and teachers
  • Ensure that motivated students and dedicated teachers have the opportunity to thrive
  • Seed promising innovations that advance teaching and learning

The IMSA Fund seeks forward-thinking life-long private sector partners to help ensure that IMSA has the supplemental financial resources it needs to deliver on its promise to Illinois and its vision of hope and possibility for the world.

Officers & Committee Chairs

  • Jacob Plummer ’96, President, Chair, Executive, Datavant
  • Glenn Rippie, J.D., Vice President, Treasurer, Chair, Finance, Jenner & Block, LLC
  • Kevin B. Brookins, Secretary, Chair, Governance, ComEd

Board of Directors

  • Hector Correa, SmartStrikes
  • Steve Crutchfield ’93, Chicago Trading Company
  • Michael C. Fountain, ComEd
  • Matt Maddox ’89, ToyWatch USA
  • Kimberly Simon, BP
  • Raj Tank, M37 Ventures
  • Richard R. Tung ’93, Wells Fargo
  • Sam Yagan ’95, ShopRunner
  • Sharon Zeng ’08, Facebook

IMSA Development Staff

Tami Armstrong
Executive Director, Development

Scott Kreiter
Senior Development Manager

Cesar Patino
Major Gifts and Campaign Senior Manager

Beverly Lee
Assistant to the Executive Director of Development
Assistant Secretary to the IMSA Fund Board