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Shane Giese

SHANE GIESE
President and CEO

Development

Cindy Williams

CINDY WILLIAMS
Vice President,
Development

Ric Thomas

RIC THOMAS
Vice President,
Campaigns and
Principal Gifts

David Gant

DAVID GANT
Assistant Vice President,
Gift Planning

Curtis Cox

CURTIS COX
Senior Director of Development

Kate Jennings

KATE JENNINGS
Senior Director of Development, School of Business Administration

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SAM BARKLEY
Director of Development,
College of Forestry and Conservation

Christian Gold Stagg

CHRISTIAN GOLD STAGG
Director of Development,
UM Arts

Dan Ingram

DAN INGRAM
Assistant Athletic Director
for Development

John Mudd

JOHN MUDD
Director of Development, 
School of Law

Dan Pletscher

DAN PLETSCHER
Director of Development,
University Initiatives

Mark Schleicher

MARK SCHLEICHER
Director of Development, 
College of Health Professions and 
Biomedical Sciences

Erika Twedt

ERIKA TWEDT
Director of Development, 
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Cassie Strauss

CASSIE STRAUSS
Assistant Director of Development, College of Humanities and Sciences

Nicole Rush

NICOLE RUSH
Associate Director,
Gift Planning

Jennifer Savage

JENNIFER SAVAGE
Assistant Director, 
Corporate and Foundation Relations

Drew Cable

DREW CABLE
Executive Assistant,
Development

Alison Schultz

ALISON SCHULTZ
Executive Assistant, Principal and Planned Gifts

Development Services

Art Held

ART HELD
Vice President,
Development Services

Magda Chaney

MAGDA CHANEY
Executive Assistant, Development Services

Marketing and Communications

Erin Greenside

ERIN GREENSIDE
Associate Director,
Communications and
Interactive Media

Kate Stober

KATE STOBER
Senior Writer/Editor

Donor Relations

Amy Heller

AMY HELLER
Director, Donor Relations

Terri Casillas

TERRI CASILLAS
Assistant Director, Reporting,
Gift and Record Management

Lynanne Hawthorne

LYNANNE HAWTHORNE
Senior Gift Processing Specialist

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LESLIE ROESSLER
Gift Processing Specialist

Nancy Randazzo

NANCY RANDAZZO
Manager, Fund Administration

Korla McAlpine

KORLA MCALPINE
Fund Management Coordinator

Alison Metzger-Jones

ALISON METZGER-JONES
Stewardship Coordinator

Prospect Research

Anne Geiger

ANNE GEIGER
Director, Prospect Research

Annette Puttkammer

ANNETTE PUTTKAMMER
Associate Director,
Prospect Research

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ERIN TRUAX
Research Analyst

Information Systems

Brad Reardon

BRAD REARDON
Associate Director, Information Systems

Tammy Mickelson

TAMMY MICKELSON
Programmer Analyst II

Leslie Worf

LESLIE WORF
Programmer Analyst II

Jason Doremus

JASON DOREMUS
Systems Adminstrator

Jim Lang

JIM LANG
Helpdesk, Operations and IT Administrative Technician

Annual Giving

Tara Vinson

TARA VINSON
Associate Director,
Annual Giving

Molly Adamson

MOLLY ADAMSON 
Phonathon Call Center Manager

Foundation Services

Accounting

Jamie Stanton

JAMIE STANTON
Chief Financial Officer

Ed Ruttenbur

ED RUTTENBUR
Controller

Bonnie Behrend

BONNIE BEHREND
Assistant Controller

Lisa Svingen

LISA SVINGEN
Accounting Specialist II

Human Resources

Jerelyn Botkin

JERELYN BOTKIN
Director, Human Resources
and Policy Administration

Administrative Affairs

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ELLEN CALNAN
Director, Admin. Affairs;
Board Secretary;
Exec. Assistant to President

Fran Burger

FRAN BURGER
Office Assistant