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Neil Muller

Director of Advancement, Annual Campaigns

Neil Muller

Mr. Muller has more than seven years experience in nonprofit fundraising and business development with a particular focus on individual giving, major gift fundraising, volunteerism and planned giving.

In recent years, prior to joining CHC, Mr. Muller was the Senior Director, Individual Giving at United Way Bay Area (UWBA). As the managing director of the Individual Giving Department, he was responsible for implementing fundraising best practices, stewardship, cultivation and acknowledgement of the entire department portfolio with a specific focus on raising more than $2M annually and managing volunteer groups. Prior to his time at UWBA, Mr. Muller was the Associate Director of Advancement at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo and was responsible for managing the annual fund, the planned giving society and multiple volunteer teams.

Mr. Muller, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, now resides in San Mateo with his wife, two children, cat and dog. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and golf, as well as, college basketball and baseball. He is an advocate for empowering local communities.

Mr. Muller received his bachelor’s degree in Environment Studies from the University of Redlands. He has recently completed three courses towards his Certificate in Fundraising Management through the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. He has received certificates in Principles & Techniques of Fundraising, Developing Major Gifts and Developing Annual Sustainability.


  • Bachelors Degree in Environmental Studies, University of Redlands


  • Lilly Family School of Philanthropy: Principles & Techniques of Fundraising
  • Lilly Family School of Philanthropy: Developing Major Gifts
  • Lilly Family School of Philanthropy: Developing Annual Sustainability