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Alumni on the Move/Celebrations, Winter 2023

18 Dec 2023 3:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Congratulations to the following ILD alumni on their recent accomplishments:

  • Tonya Kelly, MNM, MLS, ILD Class of 2015, earned her CAP Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation this summer
  • Rachel Hutchens, Class of 2022, received the Women’s Leadership Program certificate from Yale School of Management this fall
  • Hannah Yartiz, Class of 2015, Senior Vice President, CCS Fundraising became a Certified Specialist in Gift Planning (CSPG), from California State University, Long Beach, January
  • Did you know that Kevin Mullin, Class of 2013, has been an Adjunct Professor of Nonprofit Leadership at University of Denver University College since 2021?

Congratulations to all who received a promotion and/or accepted to a new position!

  • Marsha High, MPA, Class of 2023, accepted a new position and promotion to Director of Development, University of Cincinnati, in January
  • Danielle Artis, MPA, Class of 2021, was just promoted to Development Philanthropy Manager, Partners in Conservation, at World Wildlife Fund (she is now based in Greater St. Louis, MO)
  • Ashley Barrow, Class of 2021, was promoted to Director of Individual Giving at the Arthritis National Research Foundation in April
  • Andrea Pacheco, Class of 2021, returned to Project Angel Heart this month as Chief Development Officer
  • Jaime Marston Cook, Class of 2020, accepted a new role as Philanthropy Officer at the Morgan Adams Foundation in April
  • Beau Kelly, Class of 2020, recently accepted a new position as Business Development Manager at Nunn Construction
  • Nate Mackenzie, Class of 2020, is now Director of Development at Youth on Record (June)
  • Tara Peterson, MNM, Class of 2018, accepted a new role as US Awareness Director for The Hope Effect this month
  • Kate McDonnell, Class of 2016, accepted a new role as Director of Advancement at Colorado Academy in May
  • Mary Eisenstein, Class of 2015, became Grant Writer, Cherry Creek School District, in June
  • Kelly Hall, Class of 2015, accepted a new role as Executive Director of Development, University of Denver- Sturm College of Law, in June
  • Jeslin Shahrezaei, Class of 2015, accepted a new role and promotion to Executive Director with Prodigy, Inc. in June
  • Amy Kusek, Class of 2014, accepted a new role as Development Leader at Western Union Foundation in August
  • Gloria Jara Price, Class of 2014, Executive Director of the Schlessman Family Foundation, is also serving as Deputy Director at Village Exchange Center (June)
  • Liz Gardner, Class of 2013, is now Executive Director of DaVita Foundation and Director of Village Giving (June)
  • Camille Howells, Class of 2012, was promoted to Managing Director, Development at Teach for America in June
  • Ann Marie Bliley-Ester, MSOL, CFRE, Class of 2010 became Assistant Vice President for Development at Bowling Green State University in Ohio this fall
  • Kellyn Smith, Class of 2010, was promoted to Director of Prospect Development, Intelligence & Analytics, at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC

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