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

Brian Danforth
Assistant Vice President of Development
352-846-1849      click to email
 

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

Tobi King
Program Assistant
352-846-2816      click to email
 

College of the Arts

Lula Dawit
Director of Advancement
352-846-1211      click to email
 

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

Matthew Hart
Advancement & Recruitment Assistant
352-273-1465      click to email
 

Gabriel Pena
Assistant Director of Development
352-273-1499      click to email
 

Warrington College of Business

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

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

Stacey Willenborg
Senior 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
 

Abel Gilbert
Development Coordinator
352-273-5780      click to email
 

College of Design, Construction and Planning

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

Maggie Drotos
Associate Director of Development
352-294-1409      click to email
 

Brent Ferraro
Designer
352-294-1424      click to email
 

Joey Mazzaferro
Associate Director of Communications
352-294-1421      click to email
 

Kyle Niblett
Public Relations Specialist
352-294-1418      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
 

Kjerstin Terry
Event Coordinator
352-294-1401      click to email
 

College of Education

Bev Sanders
Senior 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
 

Trevon Mccary-Glenn
Assistant Director of Development
352-274-4144      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
 

Mary Church
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
 

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
 

Ana Watson
Marketing Assistant, OPS
352-392-9537      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
 

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
 

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
 

College of Health and Human Performance

Lesley Watt
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
 

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
 

Genaveve Henson
Associate Director of Development
352-392-1975      click to email
 

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

Teresa Keppel
Administrative Assistant
352-392-1975      click to email
 

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

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

Heather Yoder
Donor Relations Coordinator
352-392-1975      click to email
 

College of Journalism and Communications

Margaret Gaylord
Senior Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations
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
Associate Dir. of Development & WUFT Dir. of Membership
352-294-1035      click to email
 

Stephanie Walker
Associate Director of Development
352-273-2919      click to email
 

Levin College of Law

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

Shannon Sumerlin
Director of Development
352-273-0868      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
 

Emily Anderton
Development Assistant, OPS
352-294-6948      click to email
 

Stephanie Baer
Event Coordinator
352-294-7506      click to email
 

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

Stephen Evans
Executive Director of Advancement
352-273-3704      click to email
 

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

Christy Popwell
Director of Development, Corporate & Foundation Relations
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
 

Joel Rivera
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-1976      click to email
 

Hill Rowan
Associate Director of Development
352-294-1959      click to email
 

Paras Saxena
Associate 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
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
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
Senior Director of Development
352-273-9059      click to email
 

Agnes Niedbalska
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs
352-273-5872      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
352-273-5867      click to email
 

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

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

Callie Wilkes
Associate Director of Development
352-627-9004      click to email
 

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

College of Medicine - Jacksonville

Kimberly Jones
Assistant Vice President/Chief Advancement Officer
904-244-6120      click to email
 

Kasey Heilman
Interim Associate Director of Development & Event
904-244-1061      click to email
 

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

Crystal Ranns
Development Assistant
904-244-1090      click to email
 

College of Nursing

Jessica Clayton
Associate Director of Development
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
 

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
 

Mandy Intravaia
Assistant Director, Annual Giving
352-627-5037      click to email
 

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

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

Tanisha Torres
Data Integrity Associate
352-273-9695      click to email
 

Yoon Van Hout
Director of Annual Fund & Operations
352-265-7274      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
 

Robin Leitzel
Administrative Assistant
904-588-1466      click to email
 

Shands Tallahassee

Stephanie Nicholas
Assistant Director of Development
850-386-6417      click to email
 

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

UF Health Science Center

Joe Mandernach
Senior Associate VP/Chief Advancement Officer of UF Health
352-273-9622      click to email
 

Christopher Beatty
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator
352-273-5855      click to email
 

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

Anna Harper
Assistant Vice President
352-273-5881      click to email
 

Kierra Wilson
Development Coordinator
352-627-5040      click to email
 

UF Performing Arts

Sorrell Fields
Director of Development
352-273-2480      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
 

Matthew Fiore
Leadership Annual Giving Officer
352-846-2461      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
 

Kimberly Zelaya
Assistant Director of Development
352-846-3606      click to email
 

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

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

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