Giving Staff

Development Staff Directory

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Office of the Vice President

Fax (860) 297-2438

​​Jack ​Fracasso
Vice President for College Advancement
(860) 297-2134
 
Joan Jacobs-Williams IDP '99
Assistant to the Vice President for College Advancement
(860) 297-2134

Christina Posniak
Director of Special Campaign Initiatives
(860) 297-2498
Kelsey Moore
Development Associate
(860) 297-4284

Development Office
Fax (860) 297-2438


​Christopher French
Director of Development
(860) 297-5204

 
 

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Development and the Director of Principal Gifts and International Advancement
(860) 297-2369
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Paul D. Assaiante P'06
Director of Athletic Development and College Relations
(860) 297-2121

 

Annual Giving

Fax (860) 297-2021
William Knapp
Director of Annual Giving
(860) 297-2366​
Noelle Beach Marchaj M'13
Senior Associate Director of the Long Walk Societies 
(860) 297-2363
Long Walk Societies
Alumni classes: 40-60 years out

William Curren '75
Associate Director of Annual Giving/Athletics
(860) 297-5334
Athletics
Alumni classes: 30-40 years out

Allison Grebe
Senior Associate Director of Annual Giving
(860) 297-2050
Alumni classes: 20-40 years out 

​​Ben Ligas
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
(860) 297-4214
Student calling

Abigail Smitka '11
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
(860) 297-4239
Student giving
Alumni classes: 1-10 years out


Kathryn Van Sickle '12
Long Walk Societies Program Director
(860) 297-4229
Long Walk Societies

Emily Wanczyk
Communications & Operations Coordinator, Annual Giving
(860) 297-4126
Matching Gifts
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Institutional Support
Fax (860) 297-2438
Amy F. Brough
Director of Institutional Support
(860) 297-5315
Amanda Buhrer
Assistant Director of Institutional Support
(860) 297-4148​




Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR)

 


Kristin Bierly Magendantz
Director of Faculty Grants and Sponsored Research
(860) 297-5347 
 
Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Assistant Director of Corporate, Foundation,
     and Government Relations
(860) 297-4287



Development Services

 

Jessica German
Director of Advancement Information Services
(860) 297-2495 
 
Joanne G. Biancamano
Manager of Data Maintenance
(860) 297-2368  
 
Lois M. Derrickson
Gift Recording and Data Maintenance Specialist
(860) 297-5167  
 
Nelida Perez
Gift Recording and Data Maintenance Specialist
(860) 297-2338
 
 
Ana Venero
Gift Recording and Data Maintenance Specialist
(860) 297-2404 
 
Cynthia Webber
Gift Recording and Data Maintenance Specialist
(860) 297-4231 
 






Donor Relations 


Christine N. Foote
Director of Donor Relations
(860) 297-4246

 
Laura Boucher
Senior Associate Director, Stewardship Programs
(860) 297-2286
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Melanie Francis
Assistant Director of Donor Relations
(860) 297-2671






Leadership Giving

Fax (860) 297-4215 

Linda Massaro
Director of Leadership Giving
(860) 297-2329
 

 
James Ebert
Senior Associate Director of Leadership Giving
(860) 297-2592 
 
Sean Meehan '05
Assistant Director of Leadership Giving
(860) 297-2334

Adam J. Steinberg
Associate Director of Leadership Giving
(860) 297-4232

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May Thoong '08
Leadership Giving Assistant
(860) 297-4164 
 
 

Parent Giving

Fax (860) 297-2021
Kerry Smith
Senior Associate Director, Parent Giving
(860) 297-4076
Monica Parker IDP’11​ ​
Program Coordinator, Parent Giving
(860) 297-5321

Planned Giving

Fax (860) 297-4215
 
Associate Director of Gift Planning 
   and the 50th Reunion
(860) 297-2406


 

​Principal Gifts and International Advancement 

Fax (860) 297-2438


Gretchen Orschiedt

Director of Principal Gifts and International Advancement

(860) 297-4123 

 

​​Jonathan Morales

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Development and the Director of Principal Gifts and International Advancement

(860) 297-2369

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Research

Fax (860) 297-2438

​Steven Towns
Director of Prospect Identification
   and Data Analysis
(860) 297-4270


Michael Regan
Associate Director of Research, College Advancement
(860) 297-4245
Ana Arboleda
Research Analyst
(860) 297-4226

  

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