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Assoc. VP, Marketing & Communications
John P. Keller
Director, Leadership Gifts
John P. Keller is a U.S. Navy veteran and current Director of Leadership Giving for United Way of Greater Cleveland. Prior to joining United Way, John was the Director of Development for the Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute. John has over 15 years of experience in the field of fundraising strategy development and delivery, constituent engagement and event management.
Before joining United Way, John has also held various development roles with the Cleveland Institute of Art, Case Western Reserve University, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum and Oberlin College.
Born in Parma, Ohio, John moved to Cleveland where he graduated from Glenville High School and after a brief stint in retail management, went on to attend The Ohio State University before joining the United States Navy. Upon his honorable discharge from the Navy, John returned to Cleveland to finish college at Cleveland State University. Married with two children and residing in Avon Lake, John enjoys playing tennis and has visited all 30 MLB stadiums.