University Advancement Staff Directory

Please contact one of the following University Advancement staff members if you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions.

Staff Directory


Colleen Ahearn
Interim Vice President, University Advancement 
Office: (815) 836-5475


Alexandra Barrett
Graduate Assistant,  University Advancement
Office: (815) 836-5605

 Marge Cashman


Marge Cashman
Assistant Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office: (815) 836-5760


Mary Cronin
Manager of UA Services
Office: (815) 836-5812


Tina Richards
Advancement Services Specialist
Office: (815) 836-5966


Jennifer Doherty
Director of Corporate and  Foundation Relations
Office: (815) 836-5038

MarcusGeralds_Square   Marcus Geralds
Development Coordinator
Office: (815) 588-7544 

Giovanni Giron 
Graduate Assistant, Advancement Services
Office: (815) 836-5608


Brandon Hoeft, JD,
Executive Director of
Office: (815) 836-5399

Cell: (331) 274-1477

Ashley Jezik   Ashley Jezik
Coordinator of Scholarship & Alumni Engagement
Office: (815) 588-7542
April Lacey-Hill   April Lacey-Hill
Philanthropy Advisor
Office: (815) 836-5240
Mobile: (331) 274-1507 
Megan Lewis 2   Megan Lewis '14
Development Coordinator
Office: (815) 836-5244
Naomi T   Naomi Tselepis
Senior Philanthropy Advisor
Office: (815) 836-5246
Mobile: (331) 274-1504


Dennisa Walker, MA '14
Executive Director of Alumni Engagement
Office: (815) 836-5882

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