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

Maria Gutierrez Martin
Assistant VP of Principal Gifts/Assoc. VP of the UF Foundation
352-392-1066      click to email
 

Hope Carter
Assistant Vice President
352-392-8467      click to email
 

Paul Caspersen
Senior Philanthropic Advisor
352-392-5513      click to email
 

Kim Nyoni
Assistant Vice President
352-846-2870      click to email
 

Lucas Ranieri
Development Administrative Assistant
352-392-9873      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
 

Charlotte Morse
Advancement Assistant
352-273-1465      click to email
 

Joshlyn Thomas
Assistant Director of Development
352-273-1499      click to email
 

Corporate and Foundation Relations

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

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

Brandy Woodard
Development Coordinator
352-392-5493      click to email
 

College of Dentistry

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

Kaitlyn Simonson
Development Coordinator
352-273-5790      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
 

Bri Fried
Event Manager
352-392-7266      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
352-745-6236      click to email
 

College of Education

Jim Burke
Senior Director of Advancement
352-273-4141      click to email
 

David Bryant
Development Manager, Lastinger Center for Learning
352-273-4103      click to email
 

Marissa Hartman
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Donor Relations
352-273-4144      click to email
 

Chelsea Maxwell
Administrative Support Assistant
352-273-4140      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
 

Nicholas Cole
Director of Development, ESSIE
352-294-7948      click to email
 

Diane Gagnon
Project & Operational Specialist
352-294-7944      click to email
 

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

Deborah Jones
Development Assistant
352-392-3695      click to email
 

Anna Lane
Development Coordinator
352-392-6795      click to email
 

Randall Ledkins
Senior Director of Development, ISE/CHEM-E/MSE
352-294-7579      click to email
 

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

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

Joseph Szwanke
Associate Director of Donor Relations & Alumni Engagement
352-294-7943      click to email
 

Florida Museum of Natural History

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

Kali Geiger
Development Assistant
352-273-2086      click to email
 

Kara Schwartz
Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives
352-273-2047      click to email
 

Gator Boosters

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

Garrett Bell
Major Gifts & Events 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 & Stewardship
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
Associate Director, Bull Gator Program
352-375-4683 x5064      click to email
 

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

Trevon Mccary-Glenn
Assistant Director of Development
352-375-4683      click to email
 

Maddy Repka
Assistant Director of Development
352-375-4683      click to email
 

Kyle Rogers
Associate Director, Bull Gator Program
352-375-4683 x5021      click to email
 

Thom Savage
Assistant Director, Gift Processing/Board
352-375-4683      click to email
 

Ryan Schulman
Associate Director of Development
352-375-4683 x5038      click to email
 

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

Susan Siegrist
Program Coordinator
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 External Affairs
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
 

Blythe Garrett
Development Administrative Assistant
352-294-7056      click to email
 

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

College of Health and Human Performance

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

Laura Barnes
Industry Advisory Board Liaison
352-392-4042      click to email
 

Melissa Cunningham
Development Coordinator
352-294-1609      click to email
 

David Pinner
Assistant Director of Development
352-294-1624      click to email
 

UF/IFAS

Cody Helmer
Executive Director of Advancement
352-392-5457      click to email
 

Christine Boettcher
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Engagement
352-294-0886      click to email
 

Phil Buchyn
Associate Director of Development
352-392-1975      click to email
 

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

Katherine Davies
Senior Director of Development, UF/IFAS Ext. Donor Engagement
352-294-7869      click to email
 

Caylin Hilton
Director of Development & External Relations
352-392-5432      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
 

John Ramfjord
Director of Development
352-392-5436      click to email
 

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

Heather Yoder
Special Events & Donor Engagement Coordinator
352-273-0353      click to email
 

College of Journalism and Communications

Margaret Gaylord
Senior Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations
352-273-0193      click to email
 

Yenny Barrios
Development Coordinator
352-846-2411      click to email
 

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

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

Natalie Karaoglanian
Director of Development & WUFT Membership Director
352-294-1035      click to email
 

Levin College of Law

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

Ashley Helmick
Associate Director of Development
352-273-0976      click to email
 

Elizabeth Kane
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
352-273-0716      click to email
 

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

Shannon Sumerlin
Director of Development
352-273-0868      click to email
 

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

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

Emily Anderton
Donor Relations Coordinator
352-294-6948      click to email
 

Stephanie Baer
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
352-294-7506      click to email
 

Kayla Clark
Associate Director of Development
352-294-2399      click to email
 

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

Gabe Pena
Associate Director of Development
352-294-1980      click to email
 

Christy Popwell
Senior Director of Development, Corp. & Fdtn. 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
 

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

Bev Sanders
Director of Development
352-294-2398      click to email
 

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

College of Medicine - Gainesville

Jessica Clayton
Director of Development
352-265-7281      click to email
 

Albert Coker
Director of Development
352-627-7737      click to email
 

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

Donna Grillo
Development Assistant
352-627-7746      click to email
 

Latashia Harris
Associate Director of Development, Corporate & Fdtn. Relations
352-265-7288      click to email
 

Brenda Hartwell
Concierge Assistant
352-265-9453      click to email
 

Leland Henry
Development Assistant
352-627-7748      click to email
 

Dan Hoffman
Senior Director of Development
352-627-7685      click to email
 

Heather Holcomb
Senior Director of Alumni Relations
352-265-7274      click to email
 

Lee-Ann Humenik
Senior Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
352-627-7750      click to email
 

Kai Khambatta
Development Assistant
352-627-7752      click to email
 

Lacie Klann
Director of Development
352-627-7753      click to email
 

Ann Koralewski
Director of Donor Relations
352-627-7754      click to email
 

Ted Kruljac
Interim Executive Director of Advancement
352-627-7755      click to email
 

Montana Magee
Development Assistant
352-627-7783      click to email
 

Agnes Niedbalska
Interim Associate Director of Alumni Affairs
352-627-7757      click to email
 

Sandy Pulcini
Stewardship & Donor Relations Specialist
352-627-7759      click to email
 

Kristyn Shipp
Alumni Relations Coordinator
352-627-7760      click to email
 

Cindy Toth
Concierge Assistant, OPS
352-627-7767      click to email
 

Callie Wilkes
Associate Director of Development
352-627-7764      click to email
 

Jill Winkelman
Interim Executive Director of Advancement
904-434-4886      click to email
 

College of Medicine - Jacksonville

Kasey Heilman
Director of Development, UFPTI
904-588-1519      click to email
 

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

College of Nursing

Anna Hoffman
Senior Director of Advancement & Communications
352-273-6395      click to email
 

Alysha Burgess
Associate Director of Development & Alumni Affairs
352-273-6409      click to email
 

Yancy Lawrence
Development & Alumni Affairs Coordinator
352-273-6571      click to email
 

College of Pharmacy

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

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

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

Shands Jacksonville

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

Tina Elegado Cross
Administrative Assistant
904-244-9335      click to email
 

Shands Tallahassee

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

Student Affairs

Tara Gallagher
Director of Student Philanthropy & Donor Relations
352-294-1711      click to email
 

Laurie Hoopaugh
Administrative Speciliast
352-392-1672      click to email
 

UF Health Science Center

Joe Mandernach
Senior Associate VP/Chief Advancement Officer of UF Health
352-627-7756      click to email
 

Anna Harper
Assistant Vice President of Development
352-627-7747      click to email
 

Tamera Stumpff
Director of Development Strategy & Operations
352-273-9620      click to email
 

Peyton Wesner
Communications Specialist
352-273-9620      click to email
 

Kierra Wilson
Development Coordinator
352-627-7765      click to email
 

UF Performing Arts

Nate Cross
Director of Development
352-273-2480      click to email
 

Katie Tester
Development Coordinator
352-273-2703      click to email
 

University Initiatives

Jacobi Bedenfield
Associate Director of Development
352-392-8305      click to email
 

Aileen Dixon
Development Coordinator
352-392-9586      click to email
 

Matthew Fiore
Assistant Director of Development
352-846-2461      click to email
 

Leslie Pendleton
Senior Director of Development Admin., MFOS & Student Life
352-392-5861      click to email
 

Julie Tuozzoli
Director of Development, UF Parent & Family Giving
352-392-5406      click to email
 

Kate Valois
Associate Director of Development, UF Parent & Family Giving
352-392-5492      click to email
 

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience

Jessica Long
Senior Director of Advancement
904-201-8401      click to email
 

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