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Office of Institutional Advancement

University of Hartford
Institutional Advancement
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
T. 860.748.2400 | F. 860.768.2454

Office location: Institutional Advancement is located at the north end of the Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center.




Kate Pendergast Kate Pendergast
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
pendergas@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2421


Lida MullarkeyLida Mullarkey
Associate Vice President of Development
mullarkey@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2444


Patty MahonPatty Mahon
Executive Assistant to the Vice President
mahon@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2414 

 

Expand the sections below to view more members of the Institutional Advancement team.

Leadership Giving and Development Officers

Sean MeehanSean Meehan
Senior Director of Leadership Gifts, College of Arts and Sciences, and Annual Giving
smeehan@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2440


Rebecca Brandt Rebecca Brandt
Director of Leadership Gifts,
The Hartt School and Hartford Art School
brandt@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2416


Alex CouryAlex Coury '08, M'10
Senior Development Officer,
Barney School of Business and Hillyer College
coury@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2413


Holly Strauss-O'BrienHolly Strauss-O'Brien
Senior Development Officer; Associate Director for Athletic Advancement
hstrauss@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2420


Alex DeVivoAlex DeVivo
Senior Development Officer,
College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture and College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
devivo@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2405

Emmanuel SanchezEmmanuel (Manny) Sanchez
Development Officer
esanchez@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2436



Samantha SokoloskiSamantha Sokoloski Goemans
Development Associate
sgoemans@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2448 

 

Planned Giving

Lauren Parda Lauren Parda
Director of Planned Giving
parda@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2415  


 

Annual Giving

Sean MeehanSean Meehan
Senior Director of Leadership Gifts, College of Arts and Sciences, and Annual Giving
smeehan@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2440


Ed OwensEd Owens
Director of the Hawk Nation Club
eowens@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.4620


 

Donor Relations

Caitlin SimardCaitlin Simard '11, M'15
Director of Donor Relations
simard@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2452


Jennifer CarrJennifer Carr '19
Donor Stewardship Coordinator
jcarr@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2487

 

Corporations and Foundation Relations

Keely PatrickKeeley Patrick
Corporation and Foundation Relations Associate
kpatrick@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2441

 

Advancement Communication

staffJane Kim Donino
Director of Advancement Communication
kimdonino@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2417


Joanna NaclerioJoanna Naclerio '15
Marketing Communication Manager, Advancement and Alumni
naclerio@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2419

 

Special Events

Katie Berube Katie Berube
Director of Special Events
kaberube@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.240

 

Alumni Engagement

Heather CorbettHeather Corbett
Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
hcorbett@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2430


Llonia Rojan Jackson '94Llonia Rojan Jackson '94
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
rojanjack@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2429


Jim KeenerJim Keener
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Affinity Programs
jkeener@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2466

Nora KaszubowskiNora Kaszubowski '14, M'16
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Regional and Admission
kaszubows@hartford.edu
T. 860.8768.2435

Brittany GuarnaBrittany Guarna
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Students and Young Alumni
guarna@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2412

 

Advancement Services

Chris AdamsChris Adams
Senior Director of Advancement Services
cadams@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2407


staffTraci Giovinazzo '18
Assistant Director of Advancement Services
giovinazz@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2451


Therese MorrisTherese Morris M'14
Assistant Director of Advancement Services
tmorris@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2428


Aubrey McCarthyAubrey McCarthy '17
Records and Stewardship Coordinator
aumccarth@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2439


 

Prospect Research

Ben SchwartzBen Schwartz
Director of Prospect Research and Research
beschwart@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2409


Beverly ZellBeverly Zell
Associate Director of Prospect Management Research
zell@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2425


Todd BamfordTodd Bamford
Prospect Management Analyst
bamford@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2427


 

Administrative

Bill MabeeBill Mabee '18
Administrative Assistant, Development and Annual Giving
mabee@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2449


Chevaughn CampbellChevaughn Campbell '18
Administrative Assistant, Alumni Engagement
chcampbel@hartford.edu
T. 860.768.2411


 

To learn more about the Alumni Association and Alumni Engagement team, please visit the Alumni Association website.