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Aileen Bacon

Executive Director for Institutional Support

Aileen Bacon
  • Professional


  • BS, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • MBA, Operations Management, University of Colorado, Boulder

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Fundraising for Leadership Support
  • Capital Campaign
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations


Aileen began her career at Pacific Lutheran University in 2015, and currently serves as the Executive Director for Institutional Support. With over 15 years of fundraising experience, Aileen guides a team of professionals to share the vision, priorities and initiatives of the University to inspire support from alumni and friends of the University.

Her previous experience includes fundraising for Charles Wright Academy and the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, as well as earlier careers as a food scientist and a change management consultant for Andersen Consulting.