Meet Our Staff

The Columbia College Division of Advancement includes the Offices of Alumni Relations, Development and Strategic Communications. Click on an employee's name for more information.

  • The Alumni Relations team engages alumni and friends through programs and services that bolster pride and build lifelong relationships with the college. Our office is located on the Garden Level of St. Clair Hall, Room 11.
  • The Development team stewards all philanthropic gifts and fund support. Donor gifts are especially important to supporting the hard-working students and innovative programs that make life better for all who attend Columbia College. Our office is located in St. Clair Hall, Room 107.
  • The Advancement Services team maintains the alumni and donor database through research and gift processing. Our office is located in St. Clair Hall, Room 16.
  • The Strategic Communications team promotes the college's mission through community and media relations, graphic design and social media. Our offices are located in St. Clair Hall, Rooms 7 and 8.

Suzanne Rothwell
Vice President, Advancement Division

Keiyana Austin ’21
Alumni Relations Coordinator

Kenzie Bennett ’19
Associate Director, Advancement

Kevin Fletcher
Advancement Services Manager

Sam Fleury
Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Regan French-Ubiñas
Associate Director, Grants & Foundation Relations

Kevin Graeler
Strategic Communications Specialist

Mitch Gosney '13
Director, Development

Jack Langen
Advancement Services Coordinator

Melissa Montgomery '06
Senior Director, Philanthropy

Andy Oldenburg
Social Media Manager

Carolyn Preul
Director, Alumni Relations

Natalie Preyer ’20
Advancement Specialist

Tasha Shiverdecker
Administrative Assistant, Advancement

Abigail Wade
Graphic Designer & Photographer