Scott Koeneman | Director of Development

Scott Koeneman comes to the Pat Tillman Foundation after 20 years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in fundraising and communications. Prior to joining the UI, he worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Iowa, the Chicago area and Champaign-Urbana.

Scott served as an active-duty enlisted Marine from 1981–1985, during which he did three deployments with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division and with 3rd Battalion 3rd Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Amphibious Brigade, including operations in Lebanon. A radio operator, his primary work was with the Tactical Air Control Party.

He has been an active volunteer with the American Legion, the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and the Boy Scouts. He and his wife live in Rogers Park with their two retired racing greyhounds, Titan and Valkyrie.