Mollie Bunis is a philanthropic advisor with Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd. a Chicago-based firm that provides philanthropic advisory services to individuals, families, and closely held companies both within the United States and internationally. Mollie works with clients and their advisors to help focus, design, evaluate and manage their giving strategies. She is a certified consultant with 21/64, a non-profit consulting division of The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies specializing in next generation and multigenerational strategic philanthropy.
Mollie has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, an M.A. in Applied Ethics from Loyola University of Chicago, and received her Certificate in Conflict Resolution from Woodbury College. Mollie’s background in conflict resolution and her previous position as Founder and Director of the Office of Conflict Resolution at the University of Vermont is often extremely helpful in her work with multigenerational family foundations. Her expertise in facilitating group discussions around values and priorities and effectively leading clients to solutions that impact the issues they care about is an important part of her work as a philanthropic advisor.