Marshall Hayes joined Vaccinate Your Family as Director of Development in the fall of 2021. In this role Marshall will be responsible for building a comprehensive fundraising program and strategies to increase philanthropic support to advance Vaccinate Your Family’s mission and vision. To help achieve VYF’s mission of protecting people of all ages from vaccine-preventable diseases, Marshall will lead the organization in securing the financial support of individuals, foundations and corporations whose interest in a safe and healthy society align with our mission.
Marshall has spent his entire career in the not-for-profit sector working to support community-based organizations that seek to create a healthy and equitable space for all members of the community. He started his career in the field of Aging as Executive Director of Elder Care Services, working to provide elderly clients the support they needed to remain safe, independent, and living at home. It was in that role that he received the prestigious Community Peace Prize for his work in the field of Elder Abuse Prevention. Eventually his career path led him to field of fund development where he worked for many years as the director of a higher education foundation, helping to provide scholarships to deserving students in need. Most recently Marshall worked for American Dental Association Foundation where he secured funding in support of free dental care for underserved children and people with disabilities.
Marshall obtained his Masters of Arts degree in Communications from Illinois State University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Eureka College in Eureka Illinois.