Meet the Staff


Leslie Carney '03 '09MBA

Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations

As a dual graduate of Rollins, I am excited to serve Rollins and the Alumni Association as the Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations. Rollins is fortunate to have a talented, dedicated Board of Directors and Alumni Relations staff who work throughout the year to help Rollins alumni connect with one another and the College. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or suggestions on how we can better engage with you and fellow alumni whether it be on campus, in your community or virtually. Email Leslie.

Joanne Hanley

Director of Alumni Engagement, Holt

As Director of Alumni Engagement for Holt, I am delighted to help Rollins’ graduates who attended classes at the Hamilton Holt School and Rollins Brevard to maintain their connection with the College. In addition, I work with members of the Hamilton Holt School Board of Advisors who are engaged in philanthropic support for student scholarships and new programs. In collaboration with the Alumni Relations and The Rollins Fund teams, it is my goal to ensure relevant and programs are available for Holt and Rollins Brevard alumni. Email Joanne.

Cat McConnell Hackenberg '07 '09MBA

Director of Alumni Career Network

My goal is to keep alumni connected for life through cultivating career opportunities, mentorship programs, and alumni networking. As a dual alumna of the College of Arts & Sciences and the Crummer Graduate School of Business, I'm excited to develop this new program to fit the needs of our alumni and their post-graduate pursuits. I work closely with the Office of Career Services, alumni regional chapters as well as the Alumni Association Board of Directors to define and enhance the value proposition of a Rollins education. Email Cat.

Elaine Liles

Associate Director of Alumni Programs

As Associate Director of Alumni Programs, I develop and implement regional programming and chapters, manage the Alumni Travel Program, and support the efforts of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. I work closely with alumni volunteers to provide meaningful opportunities to engage and connect with the College and Alumni Association. Email Elaine.

Nichole Schlund

Assistant Director of Student Engagement and Reunion Programs

I support the Rollins Alumni Association mission of keeping alumni connected for life by encouraging and facilitating student and young alumni relationships with the Alumni Association. Working with alumni and student volunteers, I create opportunities to introduce current students to the Alumni Association, encourage students to give back to Rollins through initiatives such as the senior class gift, engage young alumni, and welcome all alumni back to Rollins’ beautiful and historic campus for Reunion – our largest alumni celebration each year and an important College tradition. Email Nichole.


Kate Rothrock

Assistant Director of Alumni Programs

I work directly with alumni volunteers to launch and manage Rollins Clubs throughout the United States. I aim to provide meaningful opportunities for alumni to engage and connect with the College and Alumni Association. Additionally, I work with the Reunion Affinity Groups to create networks and encourage attendance at Reunion. Email Kate.


Lindsay Walker

Program Coordinator

My goal is to keep alumni connected for life by supporting the team with specialization in event logistics, program research, communication, and social media management. I work closely with the entire Office of Alumni Relations staff to engage alumni in meaningful ways through various social media channels and event programming. Email Lindsay.


Sara Patrick ’08

Executive Assistant

I provide administrative support and assistance to the Office of Alumni Relations in our efforts to keep Rollins alumni connected for life. I also support the functions and activities of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. I coordinate staff volunteers during Reunion and provide support for other major Alumni Relations endeavors. It is very rewarding to know I help to enrich the experiences of our alumni and enhance meaningful Rollins traditions! Email Sara.

Office of Alumni Relations
Rollins College
1000 Holt Avenue - 2736
Winter Park, FL 32789
800.799.ALUM (2586)

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