Development and Alumni Engagement Staff


Laurie K. Houck
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations


Phone: 330-263-2583
Galpin Hall #303, 1101 N. Bever Street
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Email: 
lhouck@wooster.edu


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.

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

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

Jess supports the work of the Vice President and partners with staff across the office to further fundraising and alumni relations 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 
Director of Annual Giving

Colin Frazee
Annual Giving Coordinator


Katherine Varney Ritchie
Assistant Director of Reunion Giving 

Courtney Jackson
Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Zoë Zwegat
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Meg Boucher '10
Annual Giving Officer

Donor Relations

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

Major Gifts

Rachel Addington
Program Coordinator, Planned Giving

Keith DiDonato
Associate Vice President For Development

 

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

Kevin Cook
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