As MIM’s director of institutional advancement, Laure O’Neal is responsible for developing and executing strategies for fundraising to support all of MIM’s priorities, including exhibitions, programs, endowment, and more. She is committed to finding ways to excite and inspire people to give in order to strengthen and grow MIM’s philanthropy programs and initiatives.

Before joining MIM in November 2018, O’Neal worked as a development professional at organizations including Arizona State University Foundation, National Jewish Health in Dallas, Texas, University of Texas at Arlington, and Fort Worth Independent School District. She brings to MIM more than twenty years of experience in fundraising and management, including capital campaigns, principal and planned gifts, corporate and foundation gifts, annual gifts, as well as donor acquisition and recognition programs.

O’Neal earned a bachelor of science in sports management from Texas Wesleyan University and a master of business administration from LeTourneau University.