Development and Alumni Relations Staff

Laurie K. Houck
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Phone: 330-263-2583
Office Address: 1101 N Bever Street, Galpin Hall

Primary Responsibilities:

Laurie is responsible for leading Wooster’s comprehensive fund raising and alumni relations effort, which includes major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, grants, and an array of alumni programs.

Jess Armstrong
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Phone: 330-263-2080
Office Address: Galpin Hall, Room 304

Alumni Relations

Heidi McCormick
Director of Alumni Relations

Landre Kiser McCloud

Assistant Director of Alumni Volunteers
Jackie Taggart
Alumni Relations Assistant

Sharon Coursey Rice

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Web and Electronic Communications Coordinator

Paul Seling

Administrative Assistant

Annual Giving

Sabra Aaron 
Director of Annual Giving

Colin Frazee
Annual Giving Coordinator
Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Zoë Zwegat
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Meg Armstrong
Annual Giving Officer

Laura V. Purdy
Annual Giving Officer

Katherine Varney Ritchie
Assistant Director of Reunion Giving 

Donor Relations

Rebecca Schmidt
Director of Donor Communications and Stewardship
Erin Yoder
Program Coordinator, 50th Anniversaries and Stewardship

Major Gifts

Keith DiDonato
Associate Vice President For Development
Carolyn Ciriegio
Major Gifts Officer
Brad Cors
Director of Development

Sandra Eyre Nichols
Director of Development
Development Program Coordinator

Planned Giving

Brian S. Nielson, JD
Director of Planned Giving

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
Lydia Miller
Advancement Research Coordinator