Development

Advocate & Invest

Connects donors with their philanthropic passions. Development professionals identify, cultivate and encourage support for discovery, scholarship, service and major university initiatives that impact people across the globe.

  • Secure Philanthropic Support: Drives philanthropy through campaign efforts, mega-giving and faculty support
  • Points of Light: Positions and strengthens keystone programs in Mega/ Principal Giving, Gift Planning and Annual Giving, implementing strategies that encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and promote “bright ideas”
  • Unit Campaign Ownership: Strengthens relationships with unit-based development teams and academic leadership, ensuring accountability for campaign objectives through value-add central services
  • Portfolio Management and Pipeline: Executes donor-centric cultivation strategies and builds pipeline leveraging, integrated central resources (Leadership Annual Giving, Gift Planning, Alumni Affairs and development events)

Team Listing

Development

Joe Mandernach
Sr. Associate VP/Chief Development Officer
352-392-5406      click to email
 

Jennifer Brantley
Development Coordinator
352-846-2816      click to email
 

Meg Hendryx
Assistant Vice President
352-392-8983      click to email
 

College of the Arts

Lillian Dompe
Assistant Dir. of Strategic Dev.Initiatives & Constituent Relat
352-846-1218      click to email
 

Chris Kozak
Advancement & Student Recruitment Assistant
352-273-1465      click to email
 

Warrington College of Business

Jon Cannon
Executive Dir. of Dev. and Alumni Affairs
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Katharine Burks
Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving Coordinator
352-273-3207      click to email
 

Mackenzie Donovan
Executive Assistant
352-273-3298      click to email
 

Erin Hodge
Senior Director of Development & Advancement
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Chris Houston
Associate Director of Development
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Rebecca Lakkis
Associate Director of Development
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Alison Law
Senior Director of Development
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Joan Lyon
Administrative Support Assistant
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Kris Plunkett
Assistant Director of Development
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Stacey Willenborg
Director of Corporate Relations
352-392-0381      click to email
 

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Margaret Atherton
Executive Director of Development
772-713-5074      click to email
 

Amanda Edwards
Development Assistant
352-392-5404      click to email
 

Kim Kruse
Director of Development
352-392-0838      click to email
 

College of Dentistry

Richard Miller
Senior Director of Development
352-273-5779      click to email
 

College of Design, Construction and Planning

Seth Watts
Interim Senior Director of Advancement
352-294-1422      click to email
 

Ramin Gillett
Associate Director of Development
352-294-1409      click to email
 

Marsha Phillips
Administrative Support Assistant
352-294-1410      click to email
 

Kim Stanley
Associate Dir. of Development and Strategic Engagement
352-273-1187      click to email
 

College of Education

Brian Danforth
Executive Director of Advancement
352-273-4141      click to email
 

Lili Aris
Administrative Support Assistant
352-273-4140      click to email
 

Dacia Harris
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Donor Relations
352-273-4143      click to email
 

Sunnie Pearson
Assistant Dir. of Alumni Affairs & Constituent Relations
352-273-4142      click to email
 

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Ann Powers
Executive Director of Advancement
352-294-7941      click to email
 

Shelby Barton
Senior Secretary, OPS
352-392-0984      click to email
 

Mary Church
Associate Director of Development, MAE
352-294-7988      click to email
 

Keith Emrick
Senior Director of Development, ESSIE
352-294-7948      click to email
 

Elizabeth Fiore
Communications Manager
352-294-7959      click to email
 

Diane Gagnon
Advancement Administrative Specialist
352-294-7944      click to email
 

Sterling Garcia
Director of Development
352-294-7953      click to email
 

Helen Goh
Director of Marketing and Communications
352-392-0984      click to email
 

Michelle Hagan
Development Coordinator
352-392-6795      click to email
 

Sarah Johnson
Senior Director of Development ECE/CISE
352-392-6795      click to email
 

Randall Ledkins
Director of Development, ISE
352-294-7579      click to email
 

Sijun Li
Marketing Coordinator
352-392-0984      click to email
 

Ryan Litzinger
Assistant Director of Development, BME
352-294-7947      click to email
 

Tara Meek
Associate Director of Alumni Affairs & Constituent Relations
352-392-6795      click to email
 

Dawn Stanley
Development Assistant
352-392-6795      click to email
 

Joseph Szwanke
Assistant Director of Donor Relations
352-294-7943      click to email
 

Sarah Zachrich Jeng
Webmaster
352-392-0984      click to email
 

Office of Estate and Gift Planning

Paul Caspersen
Assistant Vice President of Development/Sr Philanthropic Advisor
352-392-5513      click to email
 

Florida Museum of Natural History

Marie Emmerson
Senior Director of Development & Advancement
352-273-2087      click to email
 

Kara Schwartz
Annual Giving & Development Coordinator
352-273-2047      click to email
 

Brittany Snipes
Development Assistant
352-273-2086      click to email
 

Gator Boosters

Phil Pharr
Executive Director
352-375-4683 x5035      click to email
 

Garrett Bell
Program Coordinator
352-375-4683 x5059      click to email
 

Doug Brown
Deputy Executive Director
352-375-4683 x5065      click to email
 

Kathy Cook
Director of Internal Operations
352-375-4683 x5033      click to email
 

Joey Cutting
Assistant Director of Development
352-375-4683 ext. 5071      click to email
 

Fleetwood Fleming
Assistant Director of Major Gifts
352-375-4683      click to email
 

Liz Hassell
Membership Services Coordinator
352-375-4683 x5064      click to email
 

Curtis Head
Director of Major Gifts
352-375-4683 x5015      click to email
 

Rebecca Mahony
Executive Assistant
352-375-4683 x5037      click to email
 

Erick Reasoner
Director of Development
352-375-4683 x5038      click to email
 

Kyle Rogers
Assistant Director
352-375-4683 x5021      click to email
 

Michelle Seibold
Program Assistant
352-375-4683 x5000      click to email
 

Colby Smith
Associate Director, Gator Booster Financial Reporting
352-375-4683 x5005      click to email
 

Paul Vosilla
Director of Annual Giving
352-375-4683 x5020      click to email
 

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

Kelly Harvey
Director of Development & External Affairs
352-294-7057      click to email
 

Allison Hudson
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-7054      click to email
 

Laura Moore
Development Administrative Assistant
352-294-7056      click to email
 

College of Health and Human Performance

Lesley Thurston
Senior Director of Advancement
352-294-1650      click to email
 

Danielle Alicea Brown
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-1624      click to email
 

Shari Mack
Administrative Support Specialist
352-294-1609      click to email
 

UF/IFAS

Cody Helmer
Executive Director of Development & External Affairs
352-392-5457      click to email
 

Melinda Allen
Corporate & Foundation Relations Coordinator
352-294-0886      click to email
 

Julie Conn
Director of Development, Corp. & Fdtn. Relations
352-273-2099      click to email
 

Katherine Davies
Director of Development
352-294-7869      click to email
 

Caylin Hilton
Associate Director of Annual Giving
352-392-5432      click to email
 

John Hooker
Associate Director of Development
352-294-7868      click to email
 

Debra Hughes
Administrative Support Assistant
352-392-5434      click to email
 

Taylor Johnson
Assistant Director of Development
352-392-1975      click to email
 

Pamela Matchett
Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives
352-392-5436      click to email
 

Kelly Westfall
Development Assistant
352-392-1975      click to email
 

College of Journalism and Communications

Margaret Gaylord
Senior Director of Development & External Affairs
352-273-0193      click to email
 

Adrienne Campbell
Development Coordinator
352-846-2411      click to email
 

Erika Henderson
Membership Coordinator
352-294-1550      click to email
 

Natalie Karaoglanian
Interim Associate Dir. of Development & WUFT Dir. of Membership
352-294-1035      click to email
 

Levin College of Law

Michael Farley
Senior Director of Development
352-273-0643      click to email
 

Dan Hoffman
Director of Development
352-273-0976      click to email
 

Debbie Menoher
Development Data Coordinator
352-273-0644      click to email
 

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Ryan Marsh
Assistant VP for Development and Alumni Affairs
352-294-1970      click to email
 

Jodi Biggar
Events Coordinator
352-294-7506      click to email
 

Albert Coker
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-2399      click to email
 

Meredith Palmberg
Director of Strategic Engagement
352-273-2970      click to email
 

Christy Popwell
Director of Development
352-294-1964      click to email
 

Norman Portillo
Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
352-294-1961      click to email
 

Ciara Powell
Assistant Director of Strategic Operations
352-294-1977      click to email
 

Paras Saxena
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-2398      click to email
 

Amanda Sullivan
Director of Development, Regional Development
701-471-0989      click to email
 

Angela Zaft
Development Assistant, OPS
352-294-1971      click to email
 

College of Medicine - Gainesville

Nate Cross
Assistant Director of Development
352-265-7281      click to email
 

Stephen Figueroa
Senior Director of Development
352-273-5882      click to email
 

Donna Grillo
Development Assistant
352-273-5875      click to email
 

Leland Henry
Development Assistant
352-294-5595      click to email
 

Heather Holcomb
Interim Senior Director of Alumni Relations
352-273-9109      click to email
 

Lee-Ann Humenik
Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
352-273-5427      click to email
 

Kai Khambatta
Development Assistant
352-273-9137      click to email
 

Lacie Klann
Director of Development
352-273-8709      click to email
 

Ted Kruljac
Interim Senior Director of Development
352-273-9059      click to email
 

Agnes Niedbalska
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs
352-273-5872      click to email
 

Melissa Pena
Director of Development
352-273-9061      click to email
 

Marta Pollitt
Associate Director of Dev. Corporate & Fdtn. Relations
352-627-5035      click to email
 

Sandy Pulcini
Stewardship & Donor Relations Specialist
352-273-5885      click to email
 

Skylar Ramsey
Associate Director of Development
352-273-5884      click to email
 

Kristyn Shipp
Development Assistant
352-273-9623      click to email
 

Cindy Toth
Concierge Assistant, OPS
352-627-5020      click to email
 

Stephanie Warren
Development Assistant
352-273-9105      click to email
 

Kelly Wright
Alumni Relations Coordinator
352-294-5469      click to email
 

College of Medicine - Jacksonville

Kathleen Murray
Director of Development, UFPTI
904-588-1519      click to email
 

Kasey Heilman
Assistant Director of Development & Events
904-244-1061      click to email
 

Jocelyn Thomas
Development Assistant
904-244-1090      click to email
 

College of Nursing

Anna Harper
Executive Director of Advancement
352-273-6360      click to email
 

Aimee Green
Associate Director of Advancement
352-273-6409      click to email
 

Yancy Lawrence
Development Coordinator
352-273-6571      click to email
 

College of Pharmacy

Elizabeth Zipper
Senior Director of Advancement
352-273-6605      click to email
 

Max Hurley
Assistant Director of Development
352-273-6603      click to email
 

Norma Padgett
Development Assistant
352-273-6605      click to email
 

Principal Gifts and Strategic Initiatives

Maria Gutierrez Martin
Assistant Vice President of Development
352-392-1066      click to email
 

Shands HealthCare

Heather Mears
Sr. Director of Program Management
352-265-7286      click to email
 

Cara Anderson Rosas
Manager of Grateful Patient Engagement
352-265-7237      click to email
 

Bailey Boulter
Development Coordinator, CMN
352-627-5031      click to email
 

Jessica Clayton
Senior Development Associate
352-265-7237      click to email
 

Margaret Friend
Senior Director of Development, Fdtn. & Corp. Relations
352-265-7277      click to email
 

Mary Garland
Director of Children's Miracle Network
352-273-8596      click to email
 

Tamara Gregory
Major Gifts Scheduler
352-627-5017      click to email
 

Patrick Henry
Senior Director of Development
352-265-7237      click to email
 

Lauren Irizarry
Assistant Director of Digital Communications
352-265-7237      click to email
 

Niki Little
Development Specialist, CMN
407-782-5861      click to email
 

Lindsay Ritenbaugh
Development Associate
352-265-7237      click to email
 

Rachel Stride
Administrative Associate
352-627-5024      click to email
 

Kierra Wilson
Administrative Associate
352-627-5040      click to email
 

Shands Jacksonville

Karen Babcock
Director of Development
904-244-1015      click to email
 

Jacqueline Baniqued
Development Assistant
904-244-9338      click to email
 

Sonja Sawyer
Administrative Assistant
904-588-1466      click to email
 

Shands Tallahassee

Stephanie Nicholas
Development Assoc., Children's Miracle Network
850-386-6417      click to email
 

Kristina Potter
Development Coordinator
850-830-8939      click to email
 

UF Coral Gables

Alexa Butler
Office Administrator
786-482-6350      click to email
 

Miguel Del Rivero
Office Assistant, OPS
786-482-6351      click to email
 

UF Health Cancer Center

Carré Mitchell
Senior Director of Development
352-733-0490      click to email
 

UF Health Science Center

Joan Andrek
Executive Director of Comm, External Relations & Stewardship
352-273-5868      click to email
 

Tamera Freeman
Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives
352-273-9620      click to email
 

Ann Koralewski
Executive Events Director
352-273-8677      click to email
 

Travis Shepard
Public Functions Coordinator
352-294-5753      click to email
 

UF Performing Arts

Shannon Sumerlin
Director of Development
352-273-2480      click to email
 

Jeremy Miller
Development Coordinator
352-273-2703      click to email
 

University Initiatives

Ashley Rodriguez
Executive Director of Advancement
352-392-8596      click to email
 

Carl Archut, Jr.
Associate Director of Development
352-392-5471      click to email
 

Miranda McCown
Director of Development, Undergraduate Affiars
352-846-2870      click to email
 

Chloe Swatek
Development Coordinator
352-392-9586      click to email
 

Michelle Wagner
Associate Director of Development
352-392-8305      click to email
 

Frank White
Development Assistant
352-392-0697      click to email
 

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

Emily Gordon
Development Coordinator
904-201-8428      click to email
 

Jessica Long
Senior Director of Advancement
904-461-4018      click to email
 

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