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University Advancement Staff

Office of the Vice President

Courtney Surls, Vice President of University Advancement, 202-885-3405
Stacey Taylor, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Development, 202-885-3462
D'Avonna Evans, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-3426
Carol Villatoro, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-6603

Leah Brady, Executive Director of Campaign Engagement, 202-885-5918
James Corey, Assistant Vice President of Development, 202-885-3424
Lee Holsopple, Assistant Vice President of Lifetime Philanthropy and Special Campaigns, 202-885-3409
Jesse Lanier, Director of Budget and Personnel, 202-885-3552
Raina Lenney, Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations, 202-885-5936
Dan Luperchio, Assistant Vice President of Development, 202-885-6624
Jackie Mabry, Executive Director of Principal Gift Strategies, 202-885-5927

Dan Luperchio, Assistant Vice President of Development, 202-885-6624

Data Quality

Natacha Lo, Director of Data Quality, 202-885-5965
Judy Chuk, Associate Director, Applications and Data Quality, 202-885-5940
Abiy ZeMichael, Development and Alumni Relations Project Manager, 202-885-2807
Peter Burnes, Advancement Reporting Coordinator, 202-895-4985
Chris Ettle, Advancement Records Assistant, 202-885-4985

Gift Administration

Syed Bashir, Director of Gift Administration, 202-885-5911
Dan Bontempi, Assistant Director of Gift Administration, Special Gifts 202-885-5937
Lara Fleischer, Assistant Director of Gift Administration, 202-885-1203
Vicky Brown, Gift Specialist, 202-885-5928

Prospect Development

Lauren Mairella, Director of Prospect Development, 202-885-5923
Daniel Angster, Assistant Director of Advancement Research, 202-885-5922
Ibra Feyissa, Prospect Research Analyst, 202-885-1865

Reporting and Analytics

Samantha Howell, Director of Reporting and Analytics in Advancement Operations, 202-885-5912
Arthur Deegan, Associate Director of Advancement Reporting, 202-885-5913
Kayleigh Baker, Reporting Analyst, 202-885-2149
Shakila Haidari, Report Writer, 202-885-5913

Raina Lenney, Assistant Vice President of Alumni Relations, 202-885-5936
Rachel Kress, Senior Administrative Assistant, 202-885-5968

Alumni Engagement

Carlita Pitts, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement, 202-885-5921
Edwina Simms, Senior Director of Multicultural and Affinity Engagement, 202-885-5921
Lisa Hershey, Senior Director of Alumni Outreach, School and Programming, 202-885-5961
Jarryd Delaney, Associate Director of Alumni Admissions Volunteers and Lifelong Learning, 202-885-3413
Calvin Haney, Associate Director, Multicultural and Affinity Engagement, 202-885-6626
Hassan Gomes, Associate Director, Affinity Engagement, 202-885-6613
Jariah McFadden, Assistant Director, Student and Young Alumni Engagement, 202-885-5902
Diane Roznowski, Assistant Director, Alumni Career Programs, 202-885-1801

Alumni Communications and Marketing

Traci Crockett, Director of Alumni Communications and Marketing, 202-885-5910
Alicia Kubert, Associate Director of Alumni Communications, 202-885-6618

James Corey, Assistant Vice President of Development, 202-885-3424


Lindsey Campbell, Chief Development Officer, Athletics, 202-885-6612
Michael Gardner, Assistant Director of Development, Athletics and Recreation, 202-885-3104

Campus Initiatives

Nicole Weaver, Director of Development, University Library and Campus Initiatives, 202-885-3199

College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Harless, Assistant Dean of Development, 202-885-5907
Vera Luxner, Director of Development, 202-885-2986
Megan Baughman, Development Coordinator, 202-885-6607
Carly Mang, Development Coordinator, Major Gifts, 202-885-2435

Kogod School of Business

Mike Scott, Assistant Dean of Development, 202-885-1884
Zachary Vlahos, Director of Development, 202-885-2876
Gwen Luvara, Development Coordinator, 202-885-6368

School of Communication

Louisa Imperiale, Chief Development Officer, 202-885-5919
Pamela Roberts, Director of Development, Investigative Reporting Workshop, 202-885-3601
Jake Bridges, Associate Director of Development, 202-885-2652
Lindsay Zimnoch, Development Coordinator, 202-885-3073

School of Education

Danielle Bowes, Chief Development Officer, 202-885-6528

School of International Service

Kelly McCarthy, Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Relations, 202-885-1631
Deanna Bezold, Director of Development, 202-885-1616
Lexi Ordakowski, Development Coordinator, 202-885-6616

School of Public Affairs

Laura Mikolajko, Chief Development Officer, 202-885-3968
Victoria Black, Director of Development, 202-885-2661
Ayla Schnier, Development Coordinator, 202-885-6615

Leah Brady, Executive Director of Campaign Engagement, 202-885-5918

Advancement Communications

Elizabeth Neville, Senior Director, Advancement Communications and Campaign Coordinator, 202-885-5926
Israel Cano, Assistant Director, Advancement Communications, 202-885-2515
Jessica Spirer, Advancement Writer, 202-885-5941
Caitlín McGrory, Advancement Writer, 202-885-6588
Zachary John, Graphic Designer, 202-885-3961

Campaign and Strategic Events

Beth O'Brien, Senior Director, Campaign and Strategic Events, 202-885-5925
Grettie vonVorys-Norton, Assistant Director, Events, 202-885-5903

Donor Relations and Stewardship

Cassandra Zacharkiw, Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship, 202-885-5938
Michelle Allen, Assistant Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship, 202-885-6594
Lily Scott, Donor Relations Coordinator, 202-885-6633

Dan Luperchio, Assistant Vice President of Development, 202-885-6624

Annual Giving

Casey Jacobs, Senior Director of Development, Annual Giving, 202-885-5924
Sarah Beamish, Associate Director, Annual Giving, 202-885-5939
Viola Clark-El, Associate Director of Development, Leadership Annual Giving, 202-885-3828
Hunter Torres, Associate Director of Development, Annual Giving, 202-885-5929
Kate Smith, Associate Director of Development, Annual Giving, 202-885-3632
Merna Zaki, Associate Director of Development, Annual Giving, 202-885-3825
Brian Meyer, Assistant Director, Annual Giving - Phonathon Operations, 202-885-1796
Samantha Huston, Assistant Director, Annual Giving, 202-885-5909
Miranda Lang, Assistant Director, Annual Giving, 202-885-5968
Paige Yuhasz, Development Coordinator, Annual Giving, 202-885-2876

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Amy Butler, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, 202-885-3415
Nicholas Slijepcevic, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, 202-885-5908

Parent and Family Philanthropy

Keith McIver, Senior Director of Development, 202-885-5905
Molly Benedict, Associate Director of Development, 202-885-5982

Office of Planned Giving

Seth Speyer, Executive Director of Planned Giving, 202-885-3411
Kara Barnes, Senior Director of Planned Giving, 202-885-5914
Scott Kramer, Director of Planned Giving, 202-885-3553
Molly Krawczyk, Assistant Director of Planned Giving, 202-885-6634

Jackie Mabry, Executive Director of Prinicipal Gift Strategies, 202-885-5927
Julia Parmley, Director of Campaign Initiatives, 202-885-6309