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Katie O'Reilly

Executive Director, Business and Program Development

Milken Institute

Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Biography

Katie O'Reilly is a highly regarded executive in the global non-profit space, currently serving as Executive Director, Business and Program Development at the Milken Institute. The Milken Institute is a financial think tank that brings together leaders and innovators from diverse sectors in efforts to find solutions for the most pressing global challenges.

Katie has extensive experience working with NGOs, philanthropic organizations, corporations, and individuals with a focus on building strategic partnerships and developing philanthropic initiatives. As Executive Director, she oversees the international expansion of the institute’s major initiatives and leads the program development and relationship management teams. Katie is also focused on creating strategic engagement plans for collaboration with partners, including financial institutions, corporations, foundations and individual philanthropists, and organizing conferences and events in the US and globally.

She began her career in the non-profit world as Senior Development Officer with the United Way of Los Angeles. In this role, she was responsible for donor engagement, developing new models for fundraising, and managing the development team. Katie’s work also extends to numerous non-executive roles. She is a member of the advisory board of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery and co-chairs the Development Board (US) of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, the largest child health research institute in Australia. Katie also sits on the advisory board of Pocket Patient MD, an online medical platform enabling the exchange of medical information.

Previously, she has served on the boards of Advance, a global Australian Citizens networking group, and NextStep Fitness, a charitable organization making community-based rehabilitation available to spinal cord injury sufferers.

Katie graduated from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Katie O'Reilly’s Newsfeed

PR Newswire
Milken Institute Asia Summit Kicks Off with Virtual, in Person, Hologram Features

The Milken Institute Asia Summit will be an ambitious gathering of more than 1,100 global leaders and senior executives across 30 countries centered around the theme of "Reconnect and Reimagine." Taking place from December 8-10, the event will feature distinguished speakers and experts exchanging ideas and insights on rebuilding the region and enabling Asia's next era of prosperity.

Business Wire
Milken Institute Future of Health Summit Opens Tomorrow, December 7

The Milken Institute Future of Health Summit kicks off tomorrow (December 7th), drawing more than 1,000 leaders from government, science, education, philanthropy, tech, and the private sector. Over the course of three days, conversations will focus on catalyzing solutions to current health crises exposed by COVID-19, including disparities in care, access, and outcomes. 

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Katie O'Reilly’s Background

Milken Institute
Executive Director, Business and Program Development
Dec 2012 - Present
Santa Monica, CA, USA
The Milken Institute is a non-profit global organization that supports people to build meaningful and healthy lives, in which they can access effective education and gainful employment while developing and contributing to their broader communities. The Institute is headquartered in California, with offices in Washington DC, London, Singapore, and Dubai.
Milken Institute
Associate Director, Marketing & Program Development
Feb 2007 - Dec 2012
Santa Monica, CA, USA
The Milken Institute is a non-profit global organization that supports people to build meaningful and healthy lives, in which they can access effective education and gainful employment whilst developing and contributing to their broader communities.
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Katie O'Reilly’s Gallery

Current Board Positions

Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Co-chair | U.S. Development
Feb 2019 - Present
Parkville, AU
The Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) is the largest child health research institute in Australia and one of the top three worldwide. The research team is dedicated to preventing and treating childhood conditions with a particular focus on the areas of Infection and Immunity, Cell Biology, Clinical Sciences, Genetics and Population Health.
Global Fund to End Modern Slavery
Advisory Board
Jan 2017 - Present
The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery works towards sustainably ending modern slavery through a global strategy involving partnerships with other organizations.
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Previous Board Positions

Pocket Patient MD logo Pocket Patient MD logo
Pocket Patient MD
Advisory Board
Mar 2019 - Dec 2020
Pocket Patient MD is a patient-centered free medical platform that allows a patient and their physician to access medical information anywhere resulting in better care and lower costs.
Advance.org
Board Member
Jan 2010 - Dec 2017
Advance.org is a platform connecting Australians across the world with one another and with Australia through collaboration, investment and innovation.
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Philanthropy

Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Americorps Volunteer
Baltimore, MD, USA
Jesuit Volunteers perform vital community service among the poorest communities in six countries. Their goal is to engage young people in vital service within underprivileged communities and foster the growth of leaders committed to faith in action.

Media

Podcast | Beyond Barriers in conversation with Katie O'Reilly
Interview
Dec 2020
Katie shares her thoughts on how being authentic helped her to earn the trust and respect of powerful global leaders, lead her team of change agents, and make massive impact in the world.
Unraveling the Immediate Effects of COVID-19
Webinar
Mar 2020
Along with Michael Milken, Chairman of the Milken Institute, Katie moderated a panel that discussed what the Milken family is working on in response to COVID-19, and also included leaders from the medical field to offer their expert advice on how the country moves forward during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Speaking Engagements

2020 Milken Institute Global Conference
Opening Plenary
Oct 2020
The 2020 Milken Institute Global Conference gathered the best minds in the world to tackle some of its most pressing challenges. The conference centered on the theme “Meeting the Moment", with a focus on the dual crises of a global pandemic and social injustice.
Undercapitalization: Closing the Gender Growth Gap Across Industries
Moderator
Apr 2019
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Katie O'Reilly, Executive Director, Business and Program Development at the Milken Institute, served as moderator for this panel that was part of the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference. The panel discussed many ideas related to the gender growth gap, notably: How do we prevent the undercapitalization in women's ingenuity, a trend that hinders a more prosperous society?
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Katie O'Reilly’s Education

Saint Joseph's University
BA, English Language and Literature
1997 - 2001