Jennifer Von Kaenel has been named the director of development for corporate relations for Western Illinois University. She brings more than 25 years experience working with, and volunteering for, multiple Quad Cities region nonprofits including WVIK Quad Cities NPR at Augustana College and The Moline Foundation. Ms. Von Kaenel, who started Nov. 1, previously served as development director for Junior Achievement of the Heartland, Moline. She will be based at the WIU-Quad Cities campus but will serve the entire university. Ms. Von Kaenel is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and is a member of the East Moline Community Fund Community Advisory Committee and the Association of Fundraising Professionals QC Chapter.