Session Speaker: Christopher Crooker

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development , UMass Amherst

Christopher Crooker has worked for the last 20 years as a fundraiser in higher education. He currently serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development of the UMass Amherst, managing all central development efforts for the Commonwealth’s flagship university. Previously he held several fundraising positions at Cornell University. A former surface warfare officer in the Navy, Chris served on warships home ported in Japan and San Diego, CA. Chris holds a BA and a masters degree from Cornell.