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

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

Marge Cashman  
Marge Cashman

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


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

Jennifer Doherty

Director of Corporate and  Foundation Relations
Office: (815) 836-5038
Marcus Geralds

Development Coordinator
Office: (815) 588-7544 
Shannon Gerry

Development Coordinator
Office: (815) 588-7543 
Giovanni Giron

Graduate Assistant, Advancement Services
Office: (815) 836-5608
Abigail Gustafson

Graduate Assistant,
Alumni Engagement

Office: (815) 836-5124
Kathleen Hillsman

Assistant Director,
Alumni Engagement

Office: (815) 836-5123
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

Leadership Gift Officer
Office: (815) 836-5240
Mobile: (331) 274-1507 
Megan Lewis 2  
Megan Lewis '20

Assistant Director, Communications and Engagement
Office: (815) 836-5244

Krysten McGee

Director, Communications and Engagement
Office: (815) 836-5966
Naomi T  
Naomi Tselepis

Major Gift Officer
Office: (815) 836-5246
Mobile: (331) 274-1504


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