Staff Directory

Office of Advancement
Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center
1221 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2102
 
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
 
Principal Gifts and Administration
Fax: (734) 647-7045
John Balbach
Executive Director
Phone: (734) 763-0893 
Assistant: Crystal Hoppe
 
Crystal Hoppe
Executive Assistant and Outreach Specialist 
Phone: (734) 647-7037
 
 
Regional Development Programs
Fax: (734) 647-7045
Judith Moore
Sr. Director, Regional Development Programss
Phone: (734) 647-7097
Assistant: Crystal Hoppe
 
Nick Delaney
Regional Director, Southern States and Planned Giving
Phone:  (734) 647-7036
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
 
Lauren Dello Russo
Regional Director, Southwestern States and Chicago Region
Phone: (734) 647-7050 
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
 
Doug Dubin
Regional Director, 
Michigan and Ohio Regions
Phone:  (734) 763-2992
Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 
 
Bob Pierce 
Regional Director, Northeastern States 
Phone:  (734) 764-7581
Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 
 
Colleen Pierce 
Sr. Administrative Assistant
Phone:  (734) 647-7040
 
 
Betsey VanOrnum
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (734) 764-1715
Email: betsey@umich.edu
 
 
Planned Giving and Leadership Gifts
Fax: (734) 647-7045
Allison Effler
Sr. Director, Planned Giving and Leadership Gifts
Phone: (734) 764-8288
Assistant: Lisa Richardson
 
Nick Delaney
Regional Director, Southern States and Planned Giving
Phone: (734) 647-7036
Email: ndelaney@umich.edu
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
 
Lisa Richardson
Executive Assistant
Phone: (734) 647-7049
 
 
Gift Processing and Data Reporting
Fax: (734) 615-1359 
December Therrien
Sr. Business Systems Analyst and Gift Coordinator
Phone: (734) 647-7042
Email: dtherr@umich.edu
 
Jordan Dollak
Business Systems Analyst
Phone: (734) 615-1591
Email: jdollak@umich.edu
 
 
Corporate, Government, Foundation and International Relations
Fax: (734) 647-7075
Mike Drake
Sr. Director, Research Relations
Phone: (734) 647-7044
Email: madrake@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
Maureen Burns
Assistant Director, Research Development
Phone: (734) 763-3644                 
Email: moburns@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
Gregory Johnson
Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Phone: (734) 647-9056
Email: gregorjo@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
John McLaughlin
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Phone: (734) 936-2106
Email: jmmclaug@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
 
Christine Muchanic
Director, International Relations
Phone: (734) 647-1644
Email: muchanic@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
Joanne Navarre
Development Generalist
Phone: (734) 647-1579
Email: mjnavarr@umich.edu
 
Richard Vanden Heuvel
Director, Research Development
Phone: (734) 647-7030
Email: hoovervh@umich.edu
Assistant: Joanne Navarre
 
 
Engagement
Fax: (734) 615-1359 
Byron Roberts
Deputy Chief of Staff and Sr. Director of Advancement
Phone: (734) 647-7034
Fax: (734) 647-7045
Assistant: Betsey VanOrnum
 
 
Melanie Zauel
Sr. Director of Alumni and Campus Engagement
Phone: (734) 647-7093
Fax: (734) 647-7045
Assistant: Colleen Pierce
 
 
Sandra Hines 
Sr. Director of Leadership Engagement
Phone: (734) 647-5381
Email: hinesone@umich.edu
 
George Blichar
Leadership Engagement Program Assistant
Phone:  (734) 763-3306
 
OPEN POSITION
Events Manager
Phone: (734) 764-7520
Email: 
 
Julie Christofferson
Sr. Stewardship Officer
Phone: (734) 647-7033
Fax: (734) 647-7045
 
 
Emily Dickman
Events Coordinator
Phone: (734) 764-8261
 
Mira Lancaster
Sr. Graphic Designer
Phone: (734) 647-5307
Email: mlancast@umich.edu
 
Hannah McKenley
Associate Stewardship Officer
Phone: (734) 936-0948
Email: hemcken@umich.edu
 
Jamie Munson
Alumni Engagement Specialist
Phone: (734) 763-8843
Email: jcmunson@umich.edu
 
Holly Taylor
Sr. Events Manager
Phone: (734)647-7046
Email: hollyat@umich.edu
 
 
 Send updates to Lisa Richardson at lisarich@umich.edu