Eileen Sweeney

Eileen Sweeney

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Background

Eileen, now with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led the Motorola Foundation in its mission to benefit the communities in which it operates around the world, by making strategic grants, forging strong partnerships, fostering innovation, and engaging stakeholders.  Eileen joined Motorola from the Inkindex Corporation where she was chief executive officer.  Inkindex is an online company that obtains resources to non-profit groups.  Before joining Inkindex, Eileen served as director of Civic Affairs for United Airlines where she was responsible for global corporate philanthropy, employee volunteerism, and employee giving.  During her tenure at United, she started the Mileage Plus Charity Miles program and the Onboard Coin Collection program on international flights.

She is on the national steering committee for the Points of Light Foundation, Connect America, as well as a board member for Working in the Schools, Chicago; Project Exploration, Chicago; Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago; the National Advisory Council for the Dream Foundation and a founder of the North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School of Chicago.  Eileen represented U.S. business on the national steering committee for the United Nations International Year of Volunteers, 2001 and is the Chair of The Contribution Council of the Conference Board.

Eileen received a bachelor’s degree in education from Loyola University and a Master’s of Education from Harvard Graduate School for Education with a focus on building strategic business-civic partnerships.