Session Speakers

Nick Mancuso

Associate Director, Alumni and Family Engagement Bates College

Lyndsay Monstur

Associate Director of Major Gifts, Harvard Law School

Casey Accardi

Assistant Director, Annual Giving, MIT Sloan

Temi Akin-Aina

Associate Director, Advancement and Alumni Relations, Concordia University

Tahsin I. Alam

Associate Vice President, Talent Management and Organizational Development, Rutgers University Foundation

Maggi Alexander

Partner, TPI

Maggi Alexander

Partner and Director, The Philanthropic Initiative, Center for Global Philanthropy, Center for Global Philanthropy

Ana Alvarado

Senior Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University

Joshua Aromin

Content Marketing Coordinator, Whitby School

Austin Ashe

Assistant Director for Student & Alumni Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hillary Babick

Director of Annual Giving, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Dexter Bailey

Senior Vice President for Advancement & Executive Director of the Stony Brook Foundation, Stony Brook University

Sarah Balal

Assistant Director, Advancement Initiatives, Northeastern University

Clay Ballantine

Chief Advancement Officer , Hampshire College

Brenda Beard

Director of the Thayer Annual Fund, Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering

Ryan Bersani

Director of Engagement Analytics, MIT

Kavitha Bindra

Assistant Dean of Alumni Relations, Yale School of Management (SOM)

Collin Binkley

Higher Education Reporter, Associated Press

Sonia Bonsu

Director of The Hotchkiss Fund, The Hotchkiss School

Patricia Boutiette

Senior Associate Director of Gift Planning, Northeastern University

Gerry Boyle

Managing Editor, Colby Magazine, Colby College

Catherine Brobston

Higher Education Account Executive, Hustle

Amy Bronson

Associate Vice President, Advancement Resources & Strategic Talent Management, Boston University

Taylor Brown

Director of College Advancement Initiatives, Northeastern University

Carlisa Brown

Director of Advancement, The Chestnut Hill School

Laura Butkus

Assistant Director, Development, Harvard Business School

Alix Cantave, Ph.D.

Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Kirk Carapezza

Higher Education Reporter, WGBH-FM

Jessica Cashdan

Executive Director of Campaign Planning at Boston College, Boston College

Cheryl Cerny

Assistant Vice President of Advancement Operations, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Paul Chesser

AVP Advancement, McGill

Laura Christian

Director, The Wellesley Fund , Wellesley College

Lisette Clem

Director of Advancement Services, Bryant University

Rika Clement

Associate Vice Chancellor for Constituent Relations , UMass Amherst

Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole

President Emerita of Spelman College & Bennett College for Women

Heather Cordes

Director of the Annual Fund, Choate Rosemary Hall

Lisa A. Corvese

Higher Education Practice Leader, Archetype Consulting, Archetype Consulting

Montique (Mo) Cotton Kelly

Vice President, Alumni Relations, University of Connecticut Foundation

Christopher Crooker

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development , UMass Amherst

Diana Curran

Director, Changing Our World, Inc.

Debbie Dankoff

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Transformational Projects, McGill University

Michelle Davis

Chief Marketing Officer, Olin College of Engineering

Colleen DelVecchio

Director, Alumnae Engagement, Smith College

Gina A. DeSalvo

Director, Tufts Parents Giving Program, Tufts University

Phil DiMartino

Associate Director of Annual Giving, Digital Programs, Boston University

Lisa Donham

Associate Vice President for Development, Brown University

Claudine A. Donikian

President & CEO, Pentera, Inc.

Maureen Donnelly

Senior Director of Development, Donor Relations, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Mark Dorgan

Vice President for Development & Campaign Director, University of Vermont Foundation

Helen Downie

Change Management Lead, Concordia University, Advancement & Alumni Relations

Amily E. Dunlap

Director of the Groton Fund, Groton School

Greg Duyck

Senior Consultant, Aspen Leadership Group

Kellen Epstein

Director of Annual Giving; Leadership Giving Officer, MIT Sloan, MIT

Neil Evans

Assistant Director, Digital Communications, Phillips Academy

Deirdre Fernandes

Education Reporter, The Boston Globe

Lewis Fisher

Associate Vice President for Development , Williams College

Stephanie Flaherty

Senior Associate Director, Annual Giving, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kevin Fleming

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Director of Alumni Relations, Emerson College

Tom Flynn

Director of Principal Giving & Gift Planning, The College of the Holy Cross

Julia Frenkle

Creative Director | Branding, Opus Design

Ruthie Giles

Senior Researcher for Prospect Management, Mount Holyoke College

Roshni Gohil

Senior Data Analyst, MIT

Jonathan Goldstein

Executive Director of Advancement Communications, Dartmouth College

Allison Gomes

Philanthropic officer, Smith College

David Gordon

Senior Associate Director, MIT Office of Foundation Relations

Lauren Grabowski

Associate Director of Development for Parent and Family, Student, Faculty, and Staff Giving, UConn Foundation

Dana Grider, MS

Director of Annual Giving, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Diana Griffith

Boston College

Brent Grinna

Founder & CEO, Evertrue

Gloria Gruber

Director, Human Resources, University Advancement, Carnegie Mellon University

Milton Guillen

Video journalist, Colby College

Eric Gustafson

Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, Framingham State University

Meghan Hallock

Director of Development & Alumni/ae Relations, Northeastern University School of Law

Geoff Harlan

Director of Alumni Engagement and Support, Lawrence Academy

Patrick Hewett

Regional Director of Leadership Gifts, Boston University

Andrew Horgan

Associate Director of Leadership Gifts, West Coast, Boston University

Julie Jette

Director of Media Relations, Brandeis University

Mark W. Jones

Director of Business Development, Advancement Resources

Veronica Jorge-Curtis

Director of Advancement, The Fenn School

Christopher Joyce

Chief of Staff, Bentley University

Deborah (Deb) Katz

Director of Marketing, Wesleyan University

Ashley Keedy

Assistant director, donor relations , Smith College

James Kenny

Director, Major and Planned Giving, Wheaton College

Danielle Klainberg

Founder and Principal, D.E.K. Associates Consulting

Israel Kloss

Data Scientist, Archetype Consulting, Archetype Consulting

Todd Krohne

Regional Director, FAS Capital Giving, Harvard University

Theresa J. Lee

Founder and CEO, TJL Partners

Lindsey Lessard

Associate Director, Alumni Relations, Bowdoin College

Kestrel Linder

Co-Founder & CEO, GiveCampus

Mitchell Linker

Director of Development, The Loomis Chaffee School

Sandy Lish

Principal/Founder, The Castle Group

Dan Lowman

Senior Vice President, GG+A Philanthropy Survey Lab, Grenzebach Glier + Associates

Kirsten Lundeen

Director of Strategic Alumni Engagement, Boston University

Diane MacGillivray

Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Northeastern University

Vivien Mallick

Director of Admission Operations, Phillips Academy

David Manning

Assistant Director, Advancement Communications, Northeastern University

Rachel Marshall

Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UConn Foundation

Sarah Martell

Director of Marketing, University of New Brunswick

Erin Martinovich

Director, The Fund for Babson, Babson College

Misty McCarty

Associate Vice President for Advancement Services and Central Development, University of New Hampshire

Jean McCutcheon

Associate Director of Major Gifts , Wheaton College

John McElhenny

Director of Communications, Bentley University

Veronica McFall

Assistant Director Alumni Relations for Affinity and Identity Programs, Colgate University

Carole McFall

Vice President, The Castle Group

Sarah Mead

Director of Marketing & Communications, Whitby School

Nicole Melmed

Research Analyst and Campaign Coordinator, Bryant University

Anne Melvin

Director of Training and Education, Harvard University

Dee Dee Mendoza

Managing Director, West Coast Advancement, Dartmouth College

Keith Michel

Executive Director of Leadership Gifts, Mount Holyoke College

Andy Molinsky

Professor, Brandeis University’s International Business School, Brandeis International Business School

Greta Morgan

Director of Development, College of The Holy Cross

Daniel Morrell

Associate Director and Content Manager, Alumni Marketing & Communications, Harvard Business School

Amy Moscaritolo

Assistant Director for Alumnae Engagement, Smith College

Meret Nahas

Associate Director of Development, The Loomis Chaffee School

Carly Nartowicz

Director of Digital Engagement, Amherst College

Krista Navin

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Key Nuttall

Chief Communications Officer, Wesleyan University

Kelly O’Gara

Leadership Gifts Officer, Boston University College of Communication

Craig O’Donnell

Associate Director, Tufts Parents Giving Program, Tufts University

Sarah Osowa

Director of Annual Giving , Providence College

John O. Parker

Founder & Managing Director, Springhood Impact Ventures, SLLC

Effie Parpos Marthinsen

Director, Alumni Operations, Babson College

Jean Pembleton

Higher Education Manager, former Annual Giving Officer at The University of Chicago and Major Gift Officer at Stanford Law School, Hustle

Kate Pendergast

Vice President of Institutional Advancement, University of Hartford

James Poulos

Associate Dean of Development, Northeastern University College of Science

Cornelia Purcell

Director of Tuck Annual Giving , Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Stephanie Quinn

Director of Annual Giving, Boston University

Sylvia Racca

Executive Director of the Dartmouth College fund, Dartmouth College

Danielle Reddy

Director, Student/Alumni Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kati Reusche

Associate Director, International Alumni Relations, Boston University

Susan Richardson

Executive Director, Alumni Relations, Boston University

Troy Ritchie

Sr. VP Sales & Marketing , Snap! Advance

Amanda Rivera Lopez

Director of Alumni and Parent Programs, Amherst College

Stephen M. Rodriguez

Director of Annual Giving, Phillips Academy

Melissa Rogers

Director of Development, Questrom School of Business, Boston University

Lindsay Roth

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Annual Giving, UMass Dartmouth

Melissa Schipke

Founder & CEO, Tassl

Daniel Schmidlin

Associate Vice President, Individual Giving, Suffolk University

Stefanie Seslar

Director of Alumni and Donor Engagement, Albertus Magnus College, Albertus Magnus College

Ed Sevilla

Senior Vice President for Strategic Communication, Grenzebach Glier + Associates

Nina Shah

Major Gifts Officer, Brown University

Stephanie Shalkoski

Assistant Director, Alumni Programs, Harvard Business School

Marisa Shariatdoust

Associate Director, Alumni & Friends Network, Babson College

Catherine Shi

Associate Director, Campaign Initiatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rob Shoss

Managing Consultant, Performance Enhancement Group (PEG) Ltd., & The Alumni Attitude Study

Noelle Shough

Executive Director, Advancement Communications, Northeastern University

Nicole Sibley

Annual Fund Data Analyst, Amherst College

Kathleen Sim Elasmar

Director, Prospect Development, Boston College

Katherine Solimini

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Phillips Academy

Mary Solomons

Executive Director of Donor Relations and Campaign Events , Skidmore College

Jill Soucy

Senior Director, HR & Strategic Talent Management, MIT Alumni Association

Sarah Speltz

Associate Director, Alumni Programs and CAS Alumni Relations, Boston University

Jessica Stutt

Integrated Marketing Manager, University of New Brunswick

Hellie Swartwood

Director of Parent Engagement and Support, Lawrence Academy

Lauren Taaffe

Associate VP for Strategic Initiatives, Olin College of Engineering

Fred Thys

Politics and Higher Education Reporter, WBUR-FM

Gilbert Tordjman

Executive Director, Advancement Services, Concordia University, Advancement & Alumni Relations

Katie Tripp

Assistant Director, Student & Young Alumni Engagement, Harvard Business School

Anjali Wali

Associate Director, Alumni & Friends Network, Babson College

Anita Walton

Senior Director of Diversity and Talent Management, CASE

Jason Webster

President and CEO, Archetype Consulting

Lynne Wester

Chief Donor Relations Officer , University of Texas Austin

Robert Wicks

Director, West Coast Advancmement, Dartmouth College

Mirko Widenhorn

Account Manager & Strategic Consultant, iModules Software

Jeffrey Wolfman

Director of Develoment , Hampshire College

David A. Woodruff

Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jennifer Wooliscroft

Associate Director of Advancement Communications at Northeastern University

Sharifa T. Wright

Director of Alumni Diversity and Inclusion, Williams College

Amy Wyntjes

Marketing Officer, University of New Brunswick

Christina Yoon

Vice President, Campbell & Company

Mara Zepeda

Co-founder and CEO, Switchboard