Session Speakers

Katrina Aidasani

Strategic Talent Management Program Administrator, MIT Alumni Association

Temi Akin-Aina

Associate Director, Alumni Relations, Concordia University

Robin Albing

Director of Lifelong Learning, Dartmouth College

Maggi Alexander

Partner, The Philanthropic Initiative; Director, Center for Global Philanthropy, The Boston Foundation, The Philanthropic Initiative, a unit of The Boston Foundation

Dan Allen

Vice President for Development, DePaul University

Josh Aromin

Content Marketing Coordinator, Whitby School

Drew Asselin

Assistant Director of Digital Engagement, UConn Foundation

Hillary Babick

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, MassArt

Carla Baratta

Associate Creative Director, Print & Design, Boston University

Tracy Barlok

Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, College of the Holy Cross

Philippe Beauregard

Chief Communications Officer, Concordia University

JD Beebe

CEO, ThankView

Melissa Bellanceau

Director of Advancement & Communications, Pomfret School

Bruce Berg

Director, Development Research and Prospect Management, Northeastern University

Ryan Bersani

Senior Data Analyst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Collin Binkley

Education Reporter, Associated Press

Ed Blaguszewski

Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for University Relations, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Jason Boucher

Social Media Manager, University of New Hampshire

Maggie Bramley

Director of the Holy Cross Fund, College of the Holy Cross

Jodi Briggs-Pickett

Executive Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Engagement, Anna Maria College

Lori Smith Britton

Founder and Principal, Community Resource Consulting, LLC and Chief Development Officer, Epiphany School

Amy Bronson

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

Lindsay A. Brown

Associate Director of Analytics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Alexander Budnitz

Director of Design, Sametz Blackstone Associates

Nancy Buffone

Associate Vice Chancellor for University Relations, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Brooke Burke

Director of Research, Babson College

Amy Burke

Annual Fund, Bentley

Robert Caldwell

Assistant Head, CAO, The Holderness School

Katharine Canfield

Director of Foundation Relations, Boston University School of Medicine

Kirk Carapezza

Higher Education Reporter, WGBH-FM

Mary Casey

Manager, MIT Parents Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mary Casey

Campaign Director, Boston Children's Hospital Trust

Colleen Claflin

Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Classes, Boston College

Ann Comer-Woods

Assistant Dean for Communications & Marketing, Boston University

Juhi Ginger Dagli

Director of Global Leadership, Boston University

Rick Davis

Vice President, Alumni Relations, Northeastern University

Colleen DelVecchio

Director for Alumnae Engagement, Smith College

John Diamond

President & Executive Director, University of Maine Alumni Association

Roberta Diehl

Director of Digital Communications, Amherst College

Phil DiMartino

Associate Director of Annual Giving, Digital Programs, Boston University

Jennifer Doak-Mathewson

Associate Director of Digital Engagement, UConn Foundation

Lauren Easton

Associate Director, Development, Harvard Business School

Wendy Eaton

Administrative Assistant, Student/Alumni Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael Eatough

Executive Director of Major Gifts, Johnson & Wales University

Amy Ferguson

Director, Annual Fund, Boston University

John Feudo

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Gail Fitzgerald

Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy, Northeastern University

John Flynn

Senior Data Scientist, Northeastern University

Mike Foote

Executive Director of Research and Prospect Management, Dartmouth College

Mary Coleman Forrester

Director of Digital Communications , The Loomis Chaffee School

Julia Frenkle

Founder, Creative Director, Opus Design

Jessica Gagnon

Assistant Director, Annual Fund Leadership Gifts, Boston University

Michelle Gaseau

Director of Media Relations, Emerson College

Brian Geer

Senior Director, Strategic Marketing, MIT Alumni Association, MIT

Keller Glass

Associate Director of Communications, The Loomis Chaffee School

Sandi Goldfarb

Senior Vice President, Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications

Allison Gomes

Milestone Reunion Philanthropic Officer, Smith College

Alyson Goodrow

Director of Marketing, Olin College of Engineering

Brent Grinna

CEO, Founder, EverTrue

Johanna Haan

Director of Parent Programs, The Hotchkiss School

Jeff Hafner

Class Managing Director, Dartmouth College Fund, Dartmouth College

Steven Hall

Vice President for Alumni Relations, Boston University

Dahlia Handman

Professor , University of Southern Maine

Mary Hensel

Manager, Office of Research Development, UMass Dartmouth

Patrick Hewett

Director, Leadership Gifts | Regional Director, Metro NY, Boston University

Sara Hickey

Student, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Shanna Hocking

Sr. Director, Major & Planned Giving, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Joseph Hunter

Assistant Vice President and Director of Communication, Olin College of Engineering

Stacie Hurley

Student, Albertus Magnus College

Jim Husson

Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Boston College

Cynthia Ingols

Professor of Practice, Simmons College

Trish Jackson

Interim Vice President for Development and Alumni Relation, Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health/Moderator

Ravi Jain

Senior Associate Director, Digital Media and Web Development, Boston College

Steve Jarvi

Associate Dean for Student Academic Life, Boston University College of Arts & Sciences

Mitch Joel

Digital Marketing Expert

Lisa Jordan

President, Mindpower Inc.

Lindsay Kazin

Assistant Director for Student and Constituent Programs , University of Massachusetts Amherst

Louise Kennedy

Senior Editor, Education, WBUR-FM

Melissa Koehler

Director of Client Service, Forge Worldwide

Laura Krantz

Higher Education Reporter, Boston Globe

Todd Krohne

Regional Director of Development, Harvard University

Sarah Kruse

Campaign Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stephanie Krzyzewski

Assistant Director of Stewardship, Northeastern University

Meredith Kuczik

Associate Director for Scholarships, Northeastern University

Anthony LaRosa

Digital Engagement Specialist, UConn Foundation

Theresa Lee

Executive Director, Annual Giving and Operations, UMass Lowell

Melody Leferman

Technical Trainer, Boston University

Kestrel Linder

Co-Founder & CEO, GiveCampus

Thomas P. Lockerby

Secretary of the Academy, Phillips Academy

Mark Longo

Director of Strategic Initiatives, California Institute of Technology

Elizabeth Mahoney Loughlin

Assistant Director of Admissions, Buckingham Browne and Nichols School

Diane MacGillivray

Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Northeastern University

Monica Mackey

Director of Principal Gifts , Williams College

Pete Mackey

Chief Communications Officer, Amherst College, Mackey Strategies

Heather Makrez

Executive Director of Alumni Relations, UMass Lowell

Sarah Martell

Director, Marketing Office, University of New Brunswick

Karen McCarthy

Director of Institutional Communications, Concordia University

Lindsay McConchie

Director, Student & Young Alumni Engagement, Harvard Business School

Ashley McCown

President, Solomon McCown & Co

Linda McIntosh

Executive Director of Advancement Information Systems and Research, Boston College

Sarah Mead

Director of Marketing & Communications, Whitby School

Charlie Melichar

Senior Consultant & Principal, Marts & Lundy Consulting

Sacha Meluleni

Associate Director, Prospect Development, Boston College

Anne Melvin

Director of Training and Education, Harvard University

Christopher J. Menard

Dean of Advancement, Deerfield Academy

Enrique Mendoza

CEO, Bowstring Studios

Makiyah Moody

Panel Member, Senior Consultant, La Pina Consulting

Tuoyang Mu

Campaign Data Analyst, Boston University

Michelle Murphy

Director of Volunteer Engagement & Participation, Boston College

Scott Nichols

Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Erin O’Neill

Associate Director, Prospect Management, Boston College

Lil O’Rourke

President, University of Rhode Island Foundation

Timothy O’Connor

Student, University of Rhode Island

Louise Olson

Senior Major Gifts Officer, Johnson & Wales University

Colleen Page

Senior Account Executive, Boston University

Beth Parsons

Associate Director for Museums and Educational Outreach, Phillips Academy

Steve Pemberton

Senior Executive, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Chris Pilsner

Chief Marketing Officer, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst

Kristin Ponte

Assistant Director, Regional Development Operations, Simmons College

Kira Poplowski

VP for Communications and Marketing, Drew University

Stephanie Quinn

Director of Annual Giving, Boston University

Gerri Randlett

Managing Director, Alumni & Friends Network, Babson College

Gina Regonini

Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Tufts University

Mike Reopell

Director of Advancement Services, Williams College

Libby Roberts


Stephen M. Rodriguez

Director of Annual Giving

Jean Romeo

Director of Market Research, Dartmouth College

Lisa Salinetti Ross

Director of Alumni & Parent Relations, The Loomis Chaffee School

Lindsay A. Roth

Associate Director, Annual Giving, Boston University

Tammie Ruda

Executive Director of Annual Giving, Brown Annual Fund, Brown University

Judy Sager

formerly Executive Director of Development, University of Massachusetts Lowell, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Christopher Sandford

Headmaster, The Woodstock Academy

Jon Schaffrath

Senior Development Officer, Harvard Business School

Ron Schiller

Founding Partner, Aspen Leadership Group

Stacey Schmeidel

Director of Media Relations, Smith College

Rob Schur

Rob Schur

Director of Advancement, Berkshire School

Jeremy Schwab

Communications Director, Boston University College of Arts & Sciences

Tim Schwartz

Director of Innovation, Whitby School

Kelsey Seymour

Digital Marketing Manager, University of New Brunswick

Kathleen Sim Elasmar

Director, Prospect Development, Boston College

Elie Sirotta

Associate Director, DAR Applications, IS&T, Boston University

Kara Smith

Associate Director, Alumnae/i Relations, Regional Development and Programming, Simmons College

Mary Solomons

Senior Director of Donor Relations, Skidmore College

Lorna Somers

Vice President, McMaster Foundation and Director of Development, McMaster University

Jill Soucy

Senior Director, Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management, MIT Alumni Association

Danielle Sparks

Assistant Director of Lifelong Learning, Dartmouth College

Jonathan Sparling

Engagement Consultant, Professional Services, American Student Assistance

Emily Spitale

Associate Vice President Strategic Marketing and Communication, Temple University

Christine Steiner

Director, The Gunnery Fund

Michael Stenko

Director of Alumni Affairs, Eastern Connecticut State University

Jonathan Sturdevant

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, The Woodstock Academy

Jessica Stutt

Marketing Data Analyst, University of New Brunswick

Leslie Sullivan

Marketing Data Analyst, Boston University

Ellen Sullivan

Executive Director, International Advancement, Boston College

Deb Taft

Chief Operating Officer, LOIS L LINDAUER SEARCHES

Marie-Claude Tanny

Assistant Director of Major Gifts, Alumni Relations and Resource Development, Harvard Kennedy School

Sonia Targontsidis

Associate Director, Integrated Marketing, Wheaton College

Andy Tiedemann

Chief Communications Officer, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Julie Totten

Associate Director, Corporate Relations, Boston University

Katie Tripp

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

Abbie von Schlegell

Founder/Consultant, a. von Schlegell and co.

Anjali Wali

Associate Director, Alumni & Friends Network, Babson College

Kristen Watson

Director of Prospect Development, Tufts University

Trina Watson

Senior Data Scientist, Northeastern University

Tyler Wentworth

Social Media Producer, University of New Hampshire

Kevin Wesley

Executive Director of Alumni Relations, Johnson & Wales University

Lynne Wester

Founder, Donor Relations Guru

Steve Witkowski

Associate Vice President, Development, Boston University

David Woodruff

Associate VP & COO, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cynthia Woolbright

President, The Woolbright Group

Lori Zabatta

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Johnson & Wales University