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Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement
Tara has nearly 15 years of experience in higher education, working in alumni engagement and student career development. As Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Tara works with the Michigan Public Health alumni community to build connections with the School, as well as create high-impact programs for students and alumni to learn from each other and explore paths to professional aspirations. Supporting the success of others and ensuring they have access to these difference-making experiences is rewarding.
Assistant Director, Donor Engagement
As Assistant Director of Donor Engagement, Betsy is the Stewardship Officer for the School of Public Health delivering high-level impact reports to donors, and she helps to manage the Dean's Advisory Board. Betsy also manages gift accounts and ensures proper fund management. Betsy loves connecting donors to scholarship recipients and faculty members and communicating the impact of donor support.
Major Gifts Officer Associate
Ashley is the the Major Gifts Officer Associate. She creates meaningful philanthropic relationships with donors and the School of Public Health. She primarily works in Michigan, Colorado, Arizona and select States on the West Coast. Ashley truly enjoys being a part of the Development and Engagement Team and is proud of the SPH community. Seeing the students thrive and make a positive difference in the world inspires her.
Senior Development Administrative Assistant
India is the Senior Development Administrative Assistant. She supports the Chief Development Officer and the Development team on high-level to ensure the team effectiveness and efficiency. India also provides administrative support to the Dean's Office. She joined the Michigan Public Health development team in 2018.
Associate Director, Major Gifts Major Gifts (East Coast & Midwest)
Nathan is the Associate Director of Major Gifts, working with SPH alumni and friends to connect their philanthropic goals and the school. He works mainly with individuals in the Midwest and eastern region of the country. The most rewarding part of his work is seeing the impact philanthropy has on students.
Assistant Director, Annual Giving
Mike is the Assistant Director of Annual Giving, jointly focused on annual giving campaigns and soliciting leadership annual gifts, major gifts, planned and blended gifts from individual donors. Mike joined the Michigan Public Health development team in 2014 and has held positions in all aspects of university advancement, including annual giving, donor relations, prospect research, advancement services and campaign operations. He greatly enjoys helping donors realizing the impact that they can achieve through philanthropy.
Chief Development Officer
As Chief Development Officer at Michigan Public Health, Tony leads a team of professionals dedicated towards advancing the mission of the School through engagement and philanthropy. Prior to joining Michigan Public Health, Tony was the Major Gift Officer at UM's Ford School of Public Policy, Bowling Green State University, and the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. Prior to philanthropy, Tony served as a Legislative Assistant in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he focused on domestic policy issues. Tony has a Master's Degree in Organization Development from Bowling Green State University.