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.

Phone: (734) 647-7040 | Fax: (734) 647-7045

Principal Gifts and Administration

Mike Drake
Senior Executive Director
Phone: (734) 647-7044 
Email: [email protected]
Assistant: Lisa Wonfor
Email: [email protected]

Regional Development Programs

Anna Mann
Senior Director of Advancement
Phone:  (734) 763-8265
Email:  [email protected]
Assistant: Joanne Navarre 
Amanda Dempsey
Regional Director, Southeast Michigan
Phone: (734) 764-0868
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:   Colleen Pierce 
Jason Gilmore
Regional Director, Pacific Northwest
Phone: (734) 936-3552
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
Emily Godbold
Regional Director, Southwestern and Central States
Phone: (734) 615-7333
Email: [email protected]
 Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
Kris Good
Regional Director, Michigan and the Midwest
Phone: (734) 647-1124
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 
Erica Hamann Korth
Regional Director, Bay Area
Phone: (734) 647-7097
Email: [email protected]
 Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 
Adrianne Miller
Director, Major Gifts, Southern and Central States
Phone: (734) 647-7036
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson 
Bob Pierce 
Director, Major Gifts, East Coast
Phone:  (734) 764-7581
Email:  [email protected]
Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 
Andy Steinhoff
Regional Director, Southern California
Phone: (734) 647-7050
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Lisa Richardson  
Jillian Tupper
Regional Director, Mid-Atlantic States
Phone: (734) 647-1571
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Colleen Pierce 

Department Giving, Annual Giving and Stewardship

Melanie Zauel
Senior Director of Advancement
Phone: (734) 647-7093
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Anne Wright 
Julie Christofferson
Director of Stewardship
Phone: (734) 647-7033
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Anne Wright 
Amber Connell
Director of Annual Giving
Phone:  (734) 764-8288
Email:  [email protected]
Assistant:  Anne Wright 
Mariana Garcia
IOE Department Major Giving Associate
Phone:  (734) 647-2765
Email:  [email protected]
Assistant:   Lisa Richardson 
Emily Jastrzembowski
Annual Giving Coordinator
Phone: (734) 647-1479
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Anne Wright 
Megan Smania-Watts
ME Department Major Giving Associate
Phone:  (734) 647-3059
Email:  [email protected]
Assistant:   Lisa Richardson 
Sage Tansel
Associate Stewardship Officer
Phone: (734) 763-7165
Email: [email protected]
Assistant:  Anne Wright 

Advancement Operations

December Therrien
Director of Business Operations
Phone: (734) 647-7042
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (734) 615-1359
Maddie Maviglia
Gift Processing Associate
Phone: (734) 647-7043
Email: [email protected]
Fax: (734) 615-1359
Colleen Pierce 
Administrative Partner
Phone:  (734) 764-4494
Email:  [email protected]
Lisa Richardson
Administrative Partner
Phone: (734) 647-7049
Email: [email protected] 
Ellie Snyder
Gift Processing Associate
Phone: (734) 615-1591
Email: [email protected] 
Fax: (734) 615-1359
Betsey VanOrnum
Data Reporting Specialist
Phone: (734) 764-1715
Email: [email protected]
Anne Wright
Administrative Project Coordinator
Phone: (734) 647-7042
Email: [email protected]

Alumni Relations

Hannah McKenley
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone: (734) 936-0948
Email: [email protected]
William Dorchak
Engagement Specialist
Phone: (734) 764-9263
Email: [email protected]

Resource Planning & Management – Advancement

Amanda Nephew
Senior Research Development Assistant
Phone: (734) 647-7032
Email: [email protected]

Associate Dean for Research (ADR): Corporate, Government, Foundation and International Relations

Christine Muchanic
Senior Director, Research Relations
Phone: (734) 647-1644
Email: [email protected]
Assistant: Colleen Root
Cheryl Donohoe
Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Phone: (734) 647-1117
Email: [email protected]
Beth Jakubowski
Research Proposal Manager
Phone: (734) 936-2106
Email: [email protected]
Gregory Johnson
Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Phone: (734) 647-9056
Email: [email protected]
Elaine Meinzer
Assistant Director, Research Development
Phone: (734) 763-3644
Email:  [email protected]
Joanne Navarre
Research Development Specialist
Phone: (734) 647-1579
Email: [email protected]
Colleen Root
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: (734) 647-7030
Email: [email protected]
Richard Vanden Heuvel
Director, Research Development
Phone: (734) 647-7030
Email: [email protected]
Mike Williams
Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Phone: (734) 647-1121
Email: [email protected]

Send updates to Lisa Richardson at [email protected]

Michigan Engineering Office of Advancement