2019 Session Speakers

Anthony Alonso

President, Catapult Fundraising

Nicole Antil

Chief Creative Officer, Graham-Pelton

Aamir Anwar

International Advancement Officer, Babson College

Elizabeth Atwater

Associate Director, Content Strategy, Babson College

Marah Atwell

Executive Director, Advancement Services, Tufts University

Kristen Atwood

Director, Annual Fund Leadership and Constituency Programs, Boston University

Hillary Babick

Executive Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Alex Barber

Assistant Director, Events and Marketing Technologies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tracy Barlok

Vice President for Advancement, College of the Holy Cross

Matthew Barone

Executive Director of University Communications, Franklin Pierce University

Rohan Barrett

Director of Development, Principal and Major Gifts, Harvard Medical School

Greg Batcheler

Associate Director, Alumni Relations, MIT Sloan School of Management

John Beahm

Sr. Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Cambridge College

Carolyn Behan Kraus

Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, Albertus Magnus College

Moana Bentin

Associate Director, Affinity Communities, MIT Alumni Association

Amy Bronson

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

Liana Caffrey

Director of Alumni Relations, Lesley University

McCabe Callahan

CEO and Cofounder, Community Funded

Diane Carlson

Chairman, Catapult Fundraising

Jessica Cashdan

Director of Campaign Planning & Associate Dean of Advancement for Boston College Law School, Boston College

Lyn Chamberlin

Vice President of Marketing & Communications, University of New Haven

Tom Chaves

Associate VP, Adv Operations, Development & Alumni Services, Saint Joseph's University

Shelby Childs

Assistant Director of Class Giving and Programs, Colby College

Jean Chisser

Associate Director, Alumni Special Services, Boston College

Mary Gene Clavin

Founder, Advancement Incite

Patrick Coleman

VP of Operations, PeopleGrove

Sandy Colhoun

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Colby College

Mo Cotton Kelly

Vice President, Alumni Relations, University of Connecticut

Deborah Cunningham

Executive Director, Strategic Information Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Diana Curran

Director, Changing Our World, Inc.

Jennifer Dallaire

Associate Director of Stewardship and Marketing, Boston University

Christina Davis

Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Berklee College of Music

Laura Day

Director of Annual Giving, Williams College

Colleen Dealy

Director of Major Gifts, Trinity-Pawling School

Kelly DeGregorio

VP for Institutional Advancement, Boston College High School

Mike DeGuglielmo

Associate Director, Annual Fund Programs, Babson College

Colleen DelVecchio

Director of Alumnae Engagement, Smith College

Christina DeVries

Executive Director of Advancement & Financial Services, University Advancement, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Phil Dimartino

Associate Director of Annual Giving, Digital Programs, Boston University

Judy Doherty

Executive Director, Information Management Systems & New Media, Advancement, Dartmouth College

Anthony Donaldson

Senior Director, Marketing & Communications, Northeastern University

Betsy Dubuque

Director of Development, Bridgewater State University

Tiffany Dufu

Founder and CEO, The Cru

Jennifer Eriksen

Director Annual Giving and Advancement Communications, Colby College

David Erwin

Chief Advancement Officer, Central Catholic High School

Ryan Ferland

Director & Editor, Embryo Creative

Erika Fields

Social Media Manager, Carnegie Dartlet

Troy Finn

Associate Vice President of Development, University of New Hampshire/UNH Foundation

Tom Flynn

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

Tobey Fossey

Chief Advancement Officer, Bancroft School

Amanda Fritz

Senior Philanthropy Officer, Primary Gifts, McGill University

Alexis Gaiptman

Associate Director - Major Gifts, Development, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - McGill University

Katie Gallagher

Annual Giving Manager, West Point Association of Graduates

Russell Gelinas

Sr. Director of Technology, Enterprise Data Collaboration, Northeastern University

Liza Gentile

Alumni Relations Manager, Johnson & Wales University

David Gillerman

Director of Foundation Relations, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston University Medical Campus

Emily Gillette

Senior Associate Director Alumni Relations Communications, University of Rochester

Victoria Gonin

Deputy Director of Alumni Relations, Dartmouth College

Anne Gotfredson

Director of Development, Principal and Major Gifts, Harvard Medical School

Christopher Graham

Sr. Associate Director, Marketing Campaign Management, Boston College

Brent Grinna

Founder & CEO, EverTrue

Eric Gustafson

Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, Framingham State University

Brooke Hagerman

Coordinator, Principal and Major Gifts, Harvard Medical School

Steve Hall

Vice President for Alumni Relations, Boston University

Meghan Hallock

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

Dahlia Handman

Professor of Public Policy, Planning and Management, University of Southern Maine

Don Hasseltine

Senior Consultant, Aspen Leadership Group

Phil Hills

President & CEO, Senior Consultant & Principal, Marts & Lundy

Tammy Hobbs Miracky

Volunteer and Co-Chair, Parent Leadership Associates, Boston College High School

David Hoffman

Vice Chancellor and Chief Advancement Officer, Jewish Theological Seminary

Rebecca Hofstetter

Director, SEO, Carnegie Dartlet

Alyssa Holland

Associate Director, Alumni Programs, University of New Hampshire

Beth Howland

Associate Director of Leadership Giving, Mount Holyoke College

Johanna Hussey

Assistant Director, Engagement Programs, Brown University

Kim Jennings

Director of Parent Giving & Engagement, Boston College High School

Caroline Johnston

Former Membership Chair, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Class of 2019

Ivona Jukic

Senior Manager, Sponsored Reporting, Systems and Communications, Harvard Medical School

Danielle Kahn

Enrollment Marketing Strategy Manager, Boston University School of Public Health

Alexis Kanda-Olmstead

Director of Advancement Talent Management, Dartmouth College

Christopher Kandus-Fisher

Vice President for Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Berklee College of Music

Neal Kane

President, Libretto

Nate Kaunley

Vice President Major Giving, Children's HopeChest

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist, Canva

David Keeffe

Assistant Vice President for Development, Brown University

Kelley Keenan

Assistant Director, Alumni Programs, Harvard Business School

Christina Kennedy

Communications Coordinator, Office of Research Administration, Harvard Medical School

Bryan Kirby

Student Alumni Association, University of Connecticut Class of 2018, University of Connecticut

Courtney Knauss

Associate Director of Stewardship & Donor Relations, Boston University

Andrea Kovacs

Vice President for Communications and Marketing, Albertus Magnus College

Joanne Lacsina

Strategic Partner Manager, PeopleGrove

Mindi Laine

Director, Centennial Circle of Dartmouth Alumnae, Dartmouth College

Cecilia Lalama

Assistant Director, Foundation Relations, Boston University

Kaitlyn Lanthier

Director, Content Strategy, Babson College

Jessie Lawrence

Development Officer, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Maria Quiray Lawrence

Advancement Consultant, Bryant University

Chelsea Leavitt

Director of Customer Operations, EverTrue

Aimee LeBrun

Assistant Director of Reunions, Harvard Business School

Theresa Lee

Founder & CEO, TJL Partners

Dane Lighthart

Associate Director, Annual Fund Leadership and Constituency Programs, Boston University

Kestrel Linder

Co-founder & CEO, GiveCampus

Mitchell Linker

Senior Major Gifts Officer, The Loomis Chaffee School

Kathleen Loehr

Senior Consultant, Aspen Leadership Group

Ja’Milla Lomas

Board of Director on the Alumnae Association of Smith College & Diversity Committee Chair, Smith College

Rich Majerus

Assistant Vice President of Donor Relations and Advancement Strategy, Colby College

Arnav Manchanda

Associate Director - Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

James Manning

Sr. Assoc. Director, Digital Marketing, Boston College

Megan Martin

Director of National Philanthropy, The Marfan Foundation

Dr. S. Atyia Martin

CEO and Founder, All Aces, Inc.

Misty McCarty

Associate Vice President, University of New Hampshire

Veronica McFall

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

Linda McIntosh

Executive Director, Advancement Information Systems and Prospect Research, Boston College

Lauryn McNair

Director of Intercultural Engagement for LBGTQ+ Services, MIT

Koreen McQuilton

Director of Communications and Marketing, Belmont Day School

Megan Meagher

Director, Alumni Programs, University of New Hampshire

Mary Merrill

Director of Development, Belmont Day School

Keith Michel

Associate Vice President for Development, Mount Holyoke College

Catriona Moore

Communications Officer, University Advancement, McGill University

Stephen Morin

Vice President for Advancement, University of New Haven

Michelle Morrissey

Associate Director of Donor Relations, University of New Hampshire

Amy Moscaritolo

Assistant Director for Alumnae Engagement, Smith College

Stacey Moulton

Associate Director, Marketing, Communications & Technology, Providence College

Sarah “Sally” Murray

Director of Development, School and Programs, Boston College

Kate Newick

Major Gift Officer, Proctor Academy

Scott Nichols

Senior Vice President, Development & Alumni Relations, Boston University

Sarina Noone

Associate Director, Events and Engagement, MIT Sloan School of Management

Dan Olds

Director of Alumni Experience and Networks, Colby College

Brian Otis

Vice President of Principal Gifts, University of Connecticut Foundation

Lisa Owens

Executive Director, City Life/Vida Urbana

Marion Paterson

Director of Alumnae Relations, The Ethel Walker School

Tracey Perkins

Director of Alumni Giving and Relations, St. Paul's School

Erica Pettis

Managing Consultant, Graham-Pelton Consulting

Jen Pollard

Director, Operations & Analytics, Wellesley College

Arielle Purcell

Director of Annual Giving and Retention, , University of New Haven

Charles Putney

Website Manager, Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, MA

Lauren Pyes

Assistant Director of Student Programs, Boston University

Linda Quimby

Vice President for Enrollment, Franklin Pierce University

Stephanie Quinn

Director of Annual Giving, Boston University

Christine Regan

International Leadership Gift Officer, Bentley University

Kati Reusche

Associate Director for International Alumni Networks, Boston University

Brenda Ricard

Associate Vice President, Advancement Operations & Planning, Boston College

Jessie Richards

Interaction Designer, MBTA

Melissa Rogers

Director, FAS Capital Giving, Harvard University

Brianne Ross

Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving & WPI Student Alumni Society Adviser, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Lindsay Roth

Lindsay Roth

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Annual Giving, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

Zach Rubin

Co-Founder and CEO, Professional Book Club Guru

Tom Ryan

Senior Consulting Associate, Brakeley Briscoe, Inc.

Alan Ryea

Vice President for Alumni Relations, University of Vermont Foundation

Roger Sametz

President and CEO, Sametz Blackstone Associates

Marybeth Savicki

Senior Officer, Corporate & Foundation Relations, Northeastern University

Tom Scarlett

Senior Software Engineer, University of Connecticut Foundation

Julia Serazio

Director, Development Communications, Boston University

Stefanie Seslar

Assistant Director, Young Alumni, Yale University

Marisa Shariatdoust

Development Officer for Young Alumnae Initiatives, Wellesley College

Allan Shinohara

Cinematographer & Editor, Embryo Creative

Ruth J. Simmons

President, Prairie View A&M University

Corey Smentek

Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Amanda Sophinos

Technology and Data Optimization Director, Career and Professional Success, University of New Hampshire

William Tedesco

CEO, DonorSearch

Christine Tempesta

Executive Director, Information Systems & Volunteer Services, MIT Alumni Association

Christine Tieri

Certified Brand Strategist , Chris Tieri Corporation

Benjamin Tompkins

Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Advancement and Alumni Engagement, Emory University

Chris Toro

Executive Director, Office of Individual Giving, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Charlotte Troyanowski

Senior Director, Donor Relations, Northeastern University

Meg Umlas

Director, Campaign Events, Boston University

Ariadne Valsamis

Senior Director of Development, Principal and Major Gifts, Harvard Medical School

Judite Vamvakides

Associate Vice President, Alumni Outreach and Annual Philanthropy, Southern Connecticut State University

Maria Vasallo

Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy, Cambridge College

Barbara Vejvoda

Associate Vice President for Advancement, Principal Giving, Boston College

Marvin Vilma

Assistant Director, Annual Leadership Gifts, MIT Sloan School of Management

Bill Weber

President, Development Guild DDI

David Wegrzyn

Vice President of University Advancement, Bryant University

Donald Weinbach

Vice President for Development & Alumni Affairs, Quinnipiac University

Fred Weiss

Chief Research and Data Officer, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

Jill Williams

Senior Account Strategist, Educe

Traci Wolfe

Director of the Amherst Fund, Amherst College

Beth Wood

Director of Advancement Services, St. Paul's School

David Woodruff

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

Lori Zabatta

Director of Alumni Relations, Johnson & Wales University

Elizabeth Zeigler

President and CEO, Graham-Pelton Consulting