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 office engages alumni and friends through programs and services that bolster pride and build lifelong relationships with the college. Visit our team on the Garden Level of St. Clair Hall, Room 11.
  • Your gift is especially important to supporting hard-working students and innovative programs that make life better for all who attend Columbia College. The Development offices are located in St. Clair Hall, Room 107.
  • Advancement Services oversees the alumni and donor database, working to research and process gifts to the college. Our office is located in St. Clair Hall, Room 16.
  • Strategic Communications promotes the college's mission through community and media relations, social media and web development. Our office is located in St. Clair Hall, Room 7.

Suzanne Rothwell
Vice President, Advancement Division
(573) 875-7207

Keiyana Austin ’21 
Administrative Assistant,
Alumni Relations and Strategic Communications
(573) 875-2586

Kenzie Bennett ’19
Associate Director, Advancement
(573) 875-7607

Natalie Caldwell ’20
Advancement Specialist
(573) 875-7579

Kevin Fletcher
Strategic Communications Specialist
(573) 875-7807

Sam Fleury
Senior Director, Strategic Communications
(573) 875-7283

Regan French-Ubiñas
Associate Director, Grants & Foundation Relations
(573) 875-7639

Mitch Gosney '13
Associate Director, Advancement
(573) 875-7492

Melissa Montgomery '06
Senior Director, Philanthropy
(573) 875-7576

Andy Oldenburg
Social Media Manager
(573) 875-7868

Carolyn Preul
Director, Alumni Relations
(573) 875-7374

Abigail Wade
Graphic Designer & Photographer
(573) 875-7278