Development and Alumni Engagement Staff

Wayne Webster                                                                                       
Vice President for Advancement

Phone: 330-263-2583
Galpin Hall #303, 1101 N. Bever Street

Wayne Webster is responsible for leading Wooster's comprehensive fund raising and alumni engagement efforts, which include major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, grants, and an array of alumni programs.

Jessica Armstrong
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement

Phone: 330-263-2080
Galpin Hall, #308, 1101 N. Bever St. 
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m

Jess supports the work of the Vice President and partners with staff across the office to further fundraising and alumni engagement activities, ranging from stewardship, special events, to committee work. She provides staff support to the Advancement Committee, the Campaign Leadership Team, and Trusteeship & Governance. 

The Office of Alumni Engagement

Thomas McArthur
Director of Alumni Engagement

Landre Kiser McCloud '05
Assistant Director of Volunteer Engagement


Jackie Taggart
Alumni Programs Coordinator

Sharon Coursey Rice '90 
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
Sally (Soto) Ladrach '13 
Digital Engagement Coordinator

Paul Seling '09 

Administrative Assistant

Annual Giving

Matt Gullatta '03
Director of Annual Giving

Colin Frazee
Annual Giving Coordinator – Phonathon

Katherine Varney Ritchie '00

Assistant Director of Annual Giving – Reunion Giving

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Erin Yoder
Annual Giving Coordinator – Stewardship

Associate Director of Annual Giving – Leadership Giving

Donor Relations

Rebecca Schmidt
Director of Donor Communications and Stewardship

Major Gifts

Rachel Addington
Program Coordinator, Planned Giving

Keith DiDonato
Associate Vice President For Development

Patrick Nolan
Major Gifts Officer


Carolyn Ciriegio
Major Gifts Officer

Brian S. Nielson, JD
Director of Planned Giving

Brad Cors
Director of Development

Patty Wincek
Administrative Assistant

Sponsored Research and Foundation Relations

Ali Lombardo
Director of Sponsored Research and Foundation Relations

Parents & Family Association

Director of Parent and Family Giving 

Advancement Services

Pamela Stanley
Director of Advancement Services

Linda Swanson
Manager of Advancement Research and Analysis

Tammy Bowman
Advancement Services Assistant

Constance Weyer Gifts Processing Manager

Advancement Research Coordinator