Meet Our Team

Our staff members are here to help you support the students, programs, and initiatives that matter to you most. Give them a call or send an email. They'd love to hear from you.

For gift and tax receipts, contact Director of Advancement Services Kelly Wool.

Institutional Advancement

Offices: Warren Administration Building, 2nd Floor

The Vice President for Institutional Advancement oversees Rollins’ efforts to build strong support and lasting relationships with alumni, parents, friends, community members, and industry leaders.

Laurie Houck

Laurie Houck

Vice President

T. 407.646.2174

Jacqui Diaz

Executive Assistant

T. 407.646.2215


Offices: Samuel Lawrence Center, 200 E. New England Avenue, 4th Floor

The Office of Development is comprised of a team of fundraising professionals who work with alumni, parents, foundations, corporations, and friends to raise the resources that advance the strategic priorities of the College. Development includes Major Gifts, Gift Planning, Parent Programs, Corporate & Foundation Relations, Annual Giving, and Donor Relations.

Myrna Bizer

Myrna Bizer

Assistant Vice President

T. 407.646.2124

Julie Brownewell

Julie Brownewell

Executive Assistant

T. 407.646.2568

Dana Thomas ’76 P’10 P'13MBA

Dana Thomas ’76 P’10 P'13MBA

Dir. of Development, Cornell Fine Arts Museum

T. 407.646.1526

Regional Development and Parent Giving

Elise Schramm

Elise Schramm

Sr. Director of Regional Development and Parent Giving

T. 407.646.2414

Nan Castino P'02 P'05MBA P'09 P'11MBA

Nan Castino P'02 P'05MBA P'09 P'11MBA

Regional Director of Development

T. 407.646.2243

Stacey Kerr ’18MBA

Regional Major Gifts Officer

T. 407.646.1590

Gift Planning

Offices: Samuel Lawrence Center, 200 E. New England Avenue, 4th Floor

Beth Fontes, CAP, CFRE

Director of Planned Giving

T. 407.646.2508

Corporate & Foundation Relations

Offices: Warren Administration Building, 2nd Floor

Corporate and Foundation Relations staff perform three major roles:

  • Fostering mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations based on shared values;
  • Working closely with private foundations to assist with their philanthropic goals;
  • Helping faculty and staff initiate and steward relationships with corporate and foundation partners.
Joe Monti

Joe Monti

Director of Foundation Relations

T. 407.691.1408

Annual Giving

Offices: Samuel Lawrence Center, 200 E. New England Avenue, 4th Floor

Annual Fund staff encourage yearly giving participation among alumni, parents, and friends of Rollins. They promote annual contributions of all sizes to the College of Liberal Arts, The Hamilton Holt School (Rollins evening undergraduate and graduate programs), The Crummer Graduate School of Business (Rollins MBA), and athletics.
In collaboration with Alumni Relations staff, the team also seeks to inspire student and alumni participation in annual giving to the College through student philanthropy education and reunion giving opportunities.

Andria Silva

Director of Rollins Annual Fund

T. 407.646.2246

Kelsey Uhl

Assistant Director of Rollins Annual Giving Communications

T. 407.646.2640

Ebony Taylor

Coordinator, Annual Giving – Phonathon & Stewardship

T. 407.646.2259

Advancement Services

Offices: Samuel Lawrence Center, 200 E. New England Avenue, 2nd Floor

Advancement Services is responsible for meeting the reporting, technology, gift processing, and data acquisition/integrity needs of the Division of Institutional Advancement and the broader Rollins community. The team is comprised of two distinct but interrelated functions: Advancement Systems and Gifts & Records. Research & Prospect Development supports efforts to raise resources to advance the College by developing and managing procedures for systematically evaluating sources of support from individuals, foundations, and corporations.

Vicky Medlock

Vicky Medlock

Senior Director of Advancement Services

T. 407.691.1242

Kelly Wool

Director of Advancement Systems

T. 407.646.2617

Ian Moser

Assistant Director of Advancement Systems

T. 407.646.2288

Amanda Ward ’10 ’16MBA

Amanda Ward ’10 ’16MBA

Director of Research and Relationship Management

T. 407.975.6457

Karen Goodrum

Karen Goodrum

Director of Donor Relations

T. 407.691.1218

Lesa Duran-Daher

Records & Gifts Specialist

T. 407.646.1392

Marie Spinale

Gift Manager

T. 407.646.1392

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Ways to Give

Rollins College Gifts
Post Office Box 864168
Orlando, FL 32886-4168

For gift questions, contact
the Office of Institutional Advancement
T. 407.646.2221
F. 407.691.1749