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Meet the Advancement Team

Members of the advancement team are always available to assist you in your efforts to support the Scranton community.

Leadership Team

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Thomas MacKinnon

Vice President for University Advancement
B.A. in English Literature, Fordham University


Cheryl Murphy

Associate Vice President of Development
B.A. in Communications/Journalism, Shippensburg University

Rose Corrigan

Rose Corrigan

Assistant to the Vice President



Ashley Alt '09, G'19

Executive Director of Alumni and Donor Engagement
B.A. in Communications, The University of Scranton
M.S. in Human Resources, The University of Scranton
Bridget O'Connor

Bridget Chomko G'17

Associate Director of Annual Giving
M.B.A. in International Business, The University of Scranton
B.A. in Communications, Wilkes University


Kathryn Wynn G'18

Assistant Director for Annual Leadership Giving
M.B.A. in Marketing and International Business, The University of Scranton
B.S. in Business Administration, Duquesne University


Alexandra Maier

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
B.A. in Sociology, Susquehanna University



Pam Gavin P'19

Annual Giving Coordinator


Ruth David '14

Coordinator for Student Engagement
B.A. in Communications, The University of Scranton



Marge Gleason P'14, '17

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement/Class Notes Editor
B.A. in Consumer Relations, Syracuse University



Tom Salitsky

Director of Advancement Communications
B.A. in Film & Video, The Pennsylvania State University


Sarah Effertz, M.P.M.

Advancement Coordinator
M.S. in Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Management
B.Sc. in Business Administration, Cairn University
B.Sc. in Biblical Theology, Cairn University


Eric Eckenrode

Eric Eckenrode

Executive Director of Development and Campus Partnerships
M.B.A., Loyola University
B.A. in Communications, Loyola University

Tim Pryle

Tim Pryle '89

Executive Director, PBC and Kania School of Management
M.A. in Higher Education Administration, Boston College
B.Sc. in Marketing, The University of Scranton

Paul Colaiezzi

Paul Colaiezzi '86

Director of Development - New York Metro
B.A. in Communications, University of Scranton


Joe Cavanagh

Regional Director of Development - New York, New Jersey & New England
M.A. in Communications, William Paterson University
B.A. in Communications, The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh


John Zak

Director of Development - MidAtlantic Region
B.S. in Business Administration, Misericordia University

Meg Hambrose

Meg Hambrose '86 P'18, 20

Director of Corporate and Foundation
B.A. in Communications, The University of Scranton


Carol Maculloch

Director of Planned Giving
M.B.A., Wilkes University
B.A. in Business Administration, Wilkes University
C.F.R.E. Certification


Lynn Andres '89 P'17

Director, Parents' Executive Council
B.A. in Communications, The University of Scranton


Eloise Butovich

Leadership Gift Officer
B.S. in Art History, Fordham University
B.S. in Italian Language and Literature, Fordham University


Deborah Lewis

Research Analyst, Development


Helen Otley

Advancement Assistant, Development


Stewardship and Donor Relations


Trish Krisiak

Director of Donor Relations & Stewardship
B.S.B.A. in Marketing, Bloomsburg University


Rose Striefsky

Advancement Assistant, Development

Advancement Operations


Carl O'Neil P'10, '15

Director of Advancement Operations
M.B.A., Marywood University
B.S. in Human Resource Management, Keystone College


Chasity Whitmore 14,G '16

Assistant Director of Advancement Operations
M.B.A., The University of Scranton
B.S. in Operations & Information Management, The University of Scranton

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Kelly Smith

Advancement Operations Assistant


Mike Burke

Advancement Operations Assistant, Advancement Operations

Conference & Event Services


Frani Mancuso '93

Executive Director of Conference & Event Services
B.A. in Communications,The University of Scranton


Elizabeth Geeza

Conference & Events Coordinator
B.A. in Public Relations, Susquehanna University


Peggy Doolittle

Advancement Assistant. Advancement


Maryjane Rooney '80

Director of Strategic Outreach and Presidential Events
B.S. in Political Science, The University of Scranton