Contact any member of our teams below for immediate assistance with your philanthropic planning.

Office of the Vice President  |  Annual Giving  |  Major and Planned Giving  |  Special Events and Stewardship  |  Advancement Resources

Office of the Vice President

Michael Bacon
Michael Bacon, CFRE
Vice President for Alumni Relations & Development
Gloria Castaneda
Gloria Castaneda
Administrative Coordinator
Joannah Pickett
Joannah Pickett
Senior Philanthropy Strategist
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Monica Ramirez
Administrative Support Specialist I

Annual Giving Programs

Aliza Holzman-Cantu
Aliza Holzman-Cantu
Director of Parent Giving and Engagement
Kathy McNeill
Kathy McNeill
Senior Director for Annual Giving Programs
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Karla Phillips
Director for Affinity Giving & Engagement
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Cynthia Uviedo
Director of Annual Giving
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Melissa Woodul
Assistant Director Advancement I

Special Events

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Shawne Stewart-Zakaria
Senior Director University Events & Protocol

Major and Planned Giving

Richard Butler
Rich Butler, Ph.D.
Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Katie Carpenter
Katie Carpenter
Director of Principal Gifts
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Mindy Miller Hill
Director of Corporate Relations
Kristine Howland
Kris Howland
Director of Gift Planning
Mary Kenyon
Catherine Kenyon
Director of Foundation Relations
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Monica Martinez
Director, Major Gifts
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Emily Meier
Donor Relations Coordinator
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Celeste Mendoza, Ph.D., MFA
Assistant Vice President
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Mike Patterson
Planned Giving Officer
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Patrick Reyes
Director of Donor Relations
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Christa Scannell
Director of Major Gifts
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Michael Swartz
CCS Fundraising Consultant
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Cailey Young
Associate Director of Donor Relations

Advancement Resources

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Jennifer Borlinghaus
Business Analyst I - Process Development & Training Functional Lead (Salesforce/Affinaquest)
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Dean Dietrich
Director of Prospect Development
Julie Domel
Julie Domel
Business Analyst I - Technical Functional Lead (Salesforce/Affinaquest)
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Jim Holzbach
Senior Director of Advancement Resources
Michael Knoop
Mike Knoop
Prospect Researcher
Ryan Menefee
Ryan Menefee
Report Writer
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Lilliana Ramirez
Prospect Researcher
Imelda Rodriguez
Imelda Rodriguez
Senior Gift Coordinator

Alumni Relations

Ryan Finnelly
Ryan Finnelly
Senior Director for Alumni Relations
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Ryan Thomas
Director Alumni Programs