Prospect Researcher

Ryan Steele joined the D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families in June 2023 as a Prospect Researcher. In this role, he provides fundraising intelligence to support the IVMF’s corporate, foundation and individual giving programs.

He previously spent 13 years at the Oklahoma State University Foundation, most recently as Assistant Director of Prospect Research. His responsibilities included serving as the lead researcher for the OSU President’s Office and OSUF Principal Gifts Team, identifying prospects for key fundraising initiatives, and assisting with OSUF’s implementation readiness efforts for a new Salesforce CRM.

Ryan resides in Stillwater, OK, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications from Oklahoma State University.