In her role as Director of Gift Planning at the Orange County Community Foundation, Elizabeth McKibbin provides philanthropic support to the Orange County community. As a primary partner and advisor on charitable fund and gifting options at OCCF, Elizabeth provides a personalized approach in establishing and managing new funds and associated planned and current gifts. In her role, she serves as a strategic partner to clients, advisors, and staff creating customized planned giving opportunities with individuals, professional advisors, and agencies to fulfill philanthropic visions and maximize the impact of their philanthropic goals. Additionally, she works closely with leadership in expanding and growing relationships with OCCF’s Professional Advisor Network (e.g., attorneys, CPAs, wealth advisors, financial planners).
Elizabeth is an experienced nonprofit professional, who has dedicated her career in philanthropy to strengthening and growing organizations for the greater good of the community. For over a decade, Elizabeth has served on philanthropic leadership teams with agencies including OCF, Orange County School of the Arts, Orangewood Children’s Foundation; Girls Inc. of Orange County; and KidWorks.
She excels at motivating staff, and engaging volunteer and executive leadership to achieve continued philanthropic growth and successful outcomes.
Elizabeth is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.