Salvatore F. Polizzotto, partner with Gonser Gerber LLP, has retired from the firm as of December 31, 2014. Sal joined Gonser Gerber Tinker Stuhr in 1981 and was elected Partner in 1984. Since joining the firm, Sal has provided advancement counsel and strategy to a wide variety of clients.
“Tom Gonser and Jay Gerber were the founders of development and of the nation’s premier development consulting firm,” Sal said in describing his original interest in the firm. “Early in my advancement career I decided that I wanted to become the type of development professional they, and their Partners Bob Tinker and Bob Stuhr, represented. All of them were people of substance who were shaping the field of advancement, raising the professional stature of our field, and helping countless institutions achieve unparalleled success in advancement. Their expertise, leadership skills, and deep commitment to individualized service benefited their clients.”
“When I joined Gonser Gerber, I benefited greatly from the founding Partners’ wisdom and expertise. Over the years I have been part of a dedicated team of Partners and Associates whose skills, talents, and ideals support the firm’s heritage of quality,” Sal noted. “Throughout my career in advancement, I have been privileged to work with institutions that are serving our society in truly meaningful ways. The successes of my clients have been my reward.”
Prior to joining Gonser Gerber, Sal’s career included positions with the University of Wisconsin Foundation, Viterbo College, William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Lewis University, and St. Joseph High School.
Upon retirement from Gonser Gerber, Sal looks forward to continuing to serve a limited number of clients as an independent consultant, having a schedule that allows more time with family, and increasing his volunteer activities. He can be reached at: 630 699 3833.
The Gonser Gerber team thanks Sal for his 33 years of service to our firm and to our clients.