Meet Our Staff

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

  • 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.
  • The Alumni Relations office engages alumni and friends through programs and services that bolster pride and build lifelong relationships with Columbia College. Visit our team in 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.

Suzanne Rothwell
Vice President of Advancement
(573) 875-7207

Keiyana Austin 
Administrative Assistant for Alumni Relations
(573) 875-2586

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

Jason Black ’17
Director of Advancement Services
(573) 875-7562

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

Mitch Gosney '13
Assistant Director of Development
(573) 875-7492

Kaitlyn Keefe
Advancement Services Coordinator
(573) 875-7527

Starla Landers
Executive Assistant for Advancement
(573) 875-7563

Keith McIver
Director of Alumni Development
(573) 875-7550

Elizabeth McWilliams 
Senior Director of Development 
(573) 875-7560

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

Carolyn Preul
Associate Director, Advancement Communications
(573) 875-7374