Temple Seigler

Display Name Temple Seigler, CFRE

Position Director, Major Gifts

About Me

About Me

Temple Seigler joined RIC in December of 2013. She has spent more than 25 years as a fundraising professional in political and not-for-profit sectors. Her clients included First Lady Michelle Obama (Joining Forces Initiative), JPMorgan Chase, Syracuse University (Institute for Veterans and Military Families), Josephinum Academy, and the T. Boone Pickens United Shareholders Association. Temple has extensive experience as a political fundraising consultant on a national level, working on the campaigns for Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush and presidential hopeful Senator John McCain (AZ). In addition, she worked on campaigns for U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (SC), Mitch McConnell (KY) and Senate candidate Rich Williamson (IL). She was involved with planning corporate-sponsored events during the 2004 and 2008 Republican National Conventions and was instrumental in fundraising for the 2005 and 2006 National Republican Senatorial and Congressional Committee President’s dinners, which raised a combined total of more than $38M. Temple earned a B.A. in Economics from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia, and participated in the Southern Methodist University Abroad Program in Paris, France. Temple lives in Chicago, where she has raised her four children.


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355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations



    Economics, Hollins College
    Paris Abroad, Southern Methodist University

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive

Work History

  • 2010 - 2013
    External Relations Director
    Institute for Veterans and Military Familes - Syracuse University
  • 2010 - 2013
    Executive Consultant
    JPMorganChase 100,000 Jobs Mission
  • 2010 - 2013
    Executive Consultant
    Joining Forces Intiative - Office of the First Lady
  • 2007 - 2010
    Director of Development
    Josephinum Academy
  • 1985 - 2007
    Political Fundraising Consultant
    Seigler & Associates