Michael Chitwood: Chief Executive Officer
Chicago, IL – Michael Chitwood has been named Chief Executive Officer of Marillac St. Vincent Family Services, which provides vital programs serving youth, families and seniors. Chitwood has more than 16 years of experience in social services, philanthropy and nonprofit innovation in Chicago and internationally.
Most recently, he was Chief Philanthropy Officer of Chicago-based Opportunity International, a global nonprofit offering services in more than 30 countries. Previously, Chitwood served for 16 years in leadership roles at World Vision USA, where he led a global team in partnering with individual churches, church networks and ministry partners. During that time, he founded Team World Vision, one of the fastest-growing endurance charity programs in the United States and a top generator of new donors, with more than 50,000 volunteers and $100M in donations raised.
In addition to his experience developing and implementing new fundraising programs, Chitwood is an established public speaker, published author and civic leader. A committed and enthusiastic advocate for justice, he serves on the board of Collective Chicago, a nonprofit organization dedicated to community development and the creation of space for young men with a history of homelessness to help change their trajectory in life.
Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is a comprehensive, multi-generational human service organization based in Chicago. For more than 100 years, MSV has been serving thousands of individuals annually through early childhood education, youth enrichment, senior services and community outreach. For more information, visit www.marillacstvincent.org.