Natalie Doan ’03
Vice President of University Advancement
email@example.com | 740-368-3015
Natalie oversees the University’s Alumni Relations, Development, and Career Services teams while supporting the strategic objectives of University Advancement. She is responsible for working with loyal alumni and friends to ensure the progress and success of the ongoing $200 million Connect Today, Create Tomorrow campaign.
Natalie joined Ohio Wesleyan in October 2012 as a development officer for planned giving and became director of donor relations in October 2014.
Natalie earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University with a double major in Politics and Government and Psychology. She earned a J.D. from Capital University Law School and has been a licensed attorney in Ohio since 2006.
Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement and Assistant Secretary to the Board of Trustees
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3312
Kathy provides administrative support to the Vice President for University Advancement in her mission to build relationships with, and provide service to, alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support.
Kathy holds a B.A. in criminal justice from the Ohio State University. She has over 13 years of experience in higher education.
Assistant Vice President, University Advancement and Director of Gift Planning
email@example.com | 740-368-3043
As Assistant Vice President of University Advancement, Jenny oversees Annual Giving, 50th Reunion giving, and Foundation efforts for OWU, while managing the Advancement budget and Connect Today, Create Tomorrow progress and goals.
As Director of Gift Planning, Jenny provides philanthropic planning guidance to alumni, parents, and friends of OWU. She also works with the Tower Society, OWU’s recognition society for donors who have made estate provisions for the University.
Jenny earned a B.A. from the University of Indianapolis in Political Science and History and a J.D. from the Ohio State University. She has more than 10 years of University Advancement experience.
Sue E. Haidle
Sue is responsible for identifying and soliciting foundations through grant writing, and building relationships with grantor partners. She aims to translate the great ideas of OWU's amazing faculty and staff to create compelling fundraising proposals.
Sue holds a B.A. in journalism, with a minor in aviation, from Ohio State University and has more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and non-profit philanthropy.
Director of Prospect Research, Management, and Advancement Operations
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3305
Rebecca oversees the Advancement Operations team, which includes data management, gift processing, research, analytics, reporting, training, and technology, with an emphasis on research and constituent management.
Rebecca earned a B.A. from Bowling Green State University with a major in Business and a minor in Communications. She has over 12 years of University Advancement experience with Bowling Green State University, the College of Charleston, and Ohio Wesleyan University.
Jaime Douce ’08
Gift Processor / Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
email@example.com | 740-368-3304
Jaime serves as the primary resource for designated giving areas for submission and recording of gifts and pledges, and giving-related inquiries. She partners with the Accounting Department on gift allocations, reconciliations and fund reporting.
Jaime earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University with a major in Accounting and minor in Coaching. She also works with the Women’s Volleyball team at Ohio Wesleyan.
Senior Associate Director of Advancement Operations and Data Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3318
Paula establishes database integrity and oversees gift processing, importing, and training.
Paula earned a B.S. in Administrative Management at Bowling Green State University. She has 27 years of non-profit/higher-education experience with the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges.
Joni Garloch ’17
Constituent Records Coordinator
email@example.com | 740-368-3316
Joni is responsible for the daily maintenance and research of constituent records including biographical, contact, and employment information. She also provides assistance to those working with the University Advancement website.
Joni has a B.S. in Business Administration, concentrating in Advertising and Public Relations from Youngstown State University. She also completed her B.A. in English at OWU in 2017. She has a decade of University Advancement experience.
Tess Ireland Hallinan ’07
firstname.lastname@example.org | 914-263-8749
Tess Ireland Hallinan works remotely from Denver, assisting Advancement Operations with constituent research. She has worked in the Advancement field since earning her B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University where she majored in Sociology and Anthropology. While attending OWU, she was a part of Kappa Alpha Theta and the OWtsiders, Ohio Wesleyan’s co-ed a capella group. She served on the Advisory Board of OWU’s Richard M. Ross Art Museum from 2009 until 2018.
Katie Webster, CFRE
Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement
email@example.com | 740-368-3329
Katie leads the Office of Alumni Relations and works to create meaningful opportunities for connection for alumni with their alma mater. Her office coordinates the annual Reunion Weekend in May and Homecoming & Family Weekend in October, in addition to other signature and regional events around the country. Katie also works with the Ohio Wesleyan Alumni Association and Alumni Board of Directors.
Katie earned a B.A. from John Carroll University with a major in Communications. She has over 20 years of experience in non-profit settings, relationship management, and advancement leadership. She originally joined OWU as the 50th Reunion Program Director and also oversaw the 45th and 55th reunions.
Associate Director of Alumni Engagement and Reunions
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3060
Kerrie creates meaningful engagement opportunities for OWU alumni, with a focus on affinity groups including: Greek, athletes, LQBTQ+, black, campus residence, and majors.
Kerrie works closely with alumni celebrating their 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 60th and 65th reunions. In addition, she stewards our volunteers and communications to our general alumni base.
Kerrie earned her B.A. from The Ohio State University in Communications with a minor in Studio Art. She has over ten years in nonprofit/higher education experience.
Alumni Relations Assistant
email@example.com | 740-368-3325
Chris assists alumni with event registrations and updating of contact information. She provides office support to the team in Alumni Relations.
Chris earned a B.A. from Otterbein College with a major in Psychology and has nine years of experience in University Advancement.
Ed Lenane, M.Ed.
Associate Director of Regional Alumni Engagement
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3307
Ed is responsible for strategic vision, planning, development, measurement, and execution of an effective regional alumni engagement program. His primary areas of focus include the Boston, Cleveland, Columbus, New York City and Washington DC regions. Other regions of focus include Los Angeles, San Francisco, Nashville and Houston.
Ed also works with the Career Connection Office to engage alumni in supporting the strategic vision of the Career Connection program, both on campus and regionally.
Ed earned a B.S. in Secondary Education from SUNY Plattsburgh and a M.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of South Carolina. He has over thirteen years of University Advancement experience and over 25 years in Higher Education.
Associate Director of Signature Events
email@example.com | 740-368-3330
Patty builds relationships with, and provides service to, alumni, parents and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of developing and strengthening meaningful alumni communities and increasing loyalty through events and programs. Patty is responsible for signature events such as Homecoming & Family Weekend, Reunion Weekend, regional holiday events, and more. Patty works closely with Reunion Committee volunteers and focuses on enhancing the volunteer experience for all constituents.
Patty studied Organizational Development and Leadership at Saint Joseph’s University and has over a decade of University Advancement experience.
Alanna Henderson '18
Assistant Director of Young Alumni and Student Engagement
firstname.lastname@example.org l 740-368-3944
Alanna is responsible for the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of young alumni and aims to create opportunities for young alumni to become further engaged with Ohio Wesleyan. She provides support to the student alumni association, senior class council, and develops programming that builds a student’s understanding of their future role as alumni and the Alumni Admissions program. Alanna also works with alumni celebrating their 5th, 10th and 15th year reunions.
Alanna earned her B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan with a major in journalism. While a student, she studied abroad through the New York Arts Program, served as an editor of The Transcript newspaper, and was a member of the senior class council. She started in Mowry as a Legacy intern in the Donor Relations department in 2016.
After graduation, Alanna worked for Delta Gamma Fraternity as a Collegiate Development Consultant supporting a new chapter at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington and traveled the country on a monthly basis to established chapters.
Julia Prince Hatfield ’06
Director of Annual Giving
email@example.com | 740-368-3042
Julia provides leadership for the Annual Giving team, which raises unrestricted support for the University through the Ohio Wesleyan Fund, academic departments, and Team OWU. Julia manages the comprehensive strategy for the department, leadership giving, multi-channel communications, and data manipulation and analysis for the Annual Giving team.
Julia earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan in 2006 with a major in Politics & Government, and an M.A. from The Ohio State University in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She joined the Annual Giving team in 2015 after three years in Alumni Relations at Ohio Wesleyan. In prior years, she led giving efforts for the 20th to 25th reunion classes.
Secretary, Ohio Wesleyan Fund
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3306
Carol provides data support as well as general office guidance to the Annual Giving team.
Carol earned a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Ohio University and M.S. in Audiology from Kent State University. She worked for about 12 years as an Audiologist. She then joined OWU as a secretary to the Provost so that she could both work locally as well as be active in her family’s adventures. Carol joined University Advancement in 2007.
LeeAnn Celapino ’18
Annual Giving Post-Graduate Intern
email@example.com | 740-368-3302
Makenna Daniels '15
Project Manager - Annual Giving
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3319
Makenna focuses on class giving to the Ohio Wesleyan Fund, in partnership with volunteers, for many alumni classes and helps manage digital communications and fundraising efforts for the Annual Giving team.
Makenna earned her B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan in 2015 with majors in Mathematics and Religion. While a student, she participated in the Theory-to-Practice Grant Program, worked for the Math department, and was involved with the Chaplain's Office. Makenna went on to earn a Master of Theological Studies from Boston University in 2019.
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
email@example.com | 740-368-3045
Mandy leads the annual fundraising and communication efforts for the Parents Fund and OWU Parent Community and she manages the Parents Leadership Council. Mandy also oversees the giving and volunteer efforts for the 20th to 25th reunion classes.
Mandy earned a B.S. in Business Administration with majors in Marketing and Transportation & Logistics from The Ohio State University.
Maureen Feeney Reese
Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3308
Maureen assists the Director of Donor Relations. Through stewardship, she works to build lifelong relationships with donors and their alma mater.
Maureen graduated from the University of Dayton with a bachelor’s degree in History. She earned a master’s of education from Miami University in educational administration. Maureen has more than 20 years of experience in higher education and has been in University Advancement for nine years.
Jenny Joerger Batchelder
Assistant Vice President, University Advancement and Director of Gift Planning
email@example.com | 740-368-3043
Administrative Assistant for Gift Planning, Stewardship, Foundation, Corporate and Governmental Relations, and the 50th Reunion Program
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3078
Debbie graduated from Bliss Business College in Columbus where she studied travel and tourism. She has 33 years experience working in a non-profit setting with expertise in development support, Raiser’s Edge database building and customer service.
Debbie provides administrative services to the office of Gift Planning, the 50th Reunion Program, and the office of Stewardship, Foundation, Corporate and Governmental Relations in their mission to build relationships with, and provide service to, alumni, parents and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support.
Administrative Assistant for University Advancement
email@example.com | 740-368-3057
Mindie provides administrative services to the Development team and AVP in their mission to build relationships with and provide service to alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support. She has worked at OWU for four years previously working as the Gift Processor and Secretary to the Dean of Academic Affairs.
Major Gifts Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3996
Kelly builds relationships with, and provides service to, alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support for Ohio Wesleyan University. Specifically, she focuses her efforts in Ohio and the Gulf Coast States including Florida, Alabama, and Texas.
Kelly earned a B.A. from Kent State University with a major in General Studies. She has over 15 years of University Advancement experience working at Purdue University, Kent State University, and Ohio Northern University prior to joining Ohio Wesleyan University.
Ryan Jordan ’09 CFRE
Major Gifts Officer
email@example.com | 617-386-6249
Leadership Giving Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org | 937-260-5321
Mitch builds relationships with, and provides service to alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan with the goal of securing increased philanthropic support for the University. He focuses his efforts in California, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania.
Mitch earned a B.A. from Earlham College with a major in Politics. Prior to working for Ohio Wesleyan, Mitch worked in admissions at Birmingham-Southern College, and fundraising at Wittenberg University.
Major Gifts Officer
email@example.com | 865-566-4455
Jake builds relationships with, and provides service to, alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support for Ohio Wesleyan University. Specifically, he focuses his efforts in New York City, Connecticut, and Florida.
Jake earned a B.A. from Emory & Henry College with a major in Economics. He has held numerous positions in higher education philanthropy, including prospect research, annual giving, and major gifts. Prior to joining Ohio Wesleyan, Jake worked in advancement at Duke University.
Annie Griffith Seiler ’75
Annie builds relationships with and provides service to alumni, parents, and friends of Ohio Wesleyan University with the goal of securing philanthropic support for Ohio Wesleyan University. Specifically, she focuses her efforts in Maryland; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Virginia; North Carolina; South Carolina; Georgia; and Central Ohio.
Annie earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University with a major in Education. She has held numerous positions at Ohio Wesleyan in the Admissions office, Alumni Relations Office and Development Office. She has 23 years of University Advancement experience.
Associate Director of Advancement
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3014
Lauren leads the effort in planning and fundraising for the 45th, 50th, and 55th reunions. She works closely with alumni ensuring reunions are meaningful and fun.
Lauren earned a B.A. in History from Otterbein College and a Master’s of Higher Education from Kent State University. She came to OWU in 2015 and has nearly a decade of experience in nonprofit philanthropy.
Lauren resides in Delaware with her husband and two children.
Senior Major Gifts Officer
email@example.com | 740-368-3922
Dacy builds relationships with and provides service to alumni, parents and friends of Ohio Wesleyan with the goal of securing philanthropic support. She specifically focuses her efforts in New Jersey, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Alabama and Texas, NW Ohio and Indiana.
Dacy has 13 years experience in higher education with time spent in professional school admissions, annual fund operations and major gifts, all at Ohio Northern University. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University with a B.A. in English and M.A. in journalism.
Megan Ellis ’05
Executive Director, Career Connection
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3152
Megan is responsible for designing and implementing OWU's Career Connection program, which will be a holistic four-year experience preparing students for life and professional success. She works closely with students, faculty and staff, alumni, community members, and corporate partners to create opportunities for personal and career development for OWU students.
Megan earned a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University with an Economics Management major and Psychology minor. She is pursuing a Master's of Education in Higher Education from Pennsylvania State University.
Mindy B. Agin, M.S., CPRW
Assistant Director for Internships and Externships
email@example.com | 740-368-3152
Mindy coaches students on internship success strategies, networks with employers to develop internship opportunities, and works with alumni to develop externship (career exploration) experiences. She helped create “The Bishop Launch Program," an intern development program designed to help students become confident, competent and competitive internship and job seekers.
Prior to joining OWU, Mindy worked for 10 years as a Career Strategist in the Career and Workforce Development Program at Jewish Family Services in Columbus, OH. Mindy holds a BA in Judaic Studies and Political Science from Emory University and an MS in Human Resources Management from the New School for Social Research in NYC, NY. Mindy is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
Career Connection Coordinator, StAP Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3157
Carolyn T. Lammert, MLHR
Assistant Director, Career Catalyst Program and Liaison for the Economics and Business Department
email@example.com | 740-368-3549
As Assistant Director, Career Catalyst Program and Liaison for the Economics and Business Department, Carolyn is responsible for educating students about career resources and connecting them to great internship and job opportunities with the ultimate goal of preparing them for life after OWU!
Carolyn has a Bachelor’s Degree in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Labor and Human Resources from The Ohio State University. She has a wealth of experience in multi-level corporate recruiting, student advising and internship program management.
Leigh Mascolino, M.S./Ed.S.
Director of Career Development
firstname.lastname@example.org | 740-368-3152
Leigh oversees the Career Connection office, supervises staff, and provides strategic leadership in the OWU Career Connection program. She provides individualized career coaching to students and establishes rapport with staff, faculty, employers, and Alumni to expand job prospects and graduate/professional opportunities for OWU students.
Leigh has a B.A. in Psychology from Ohio State and an M.S./Ed.S. in Career Counseling from Florida State, where she was trained under the Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) theory. She is a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and an MBTI Certified Practitioner. Leigh served as President of the Ohio Career Development Association and has most recently worked as the Manager of Career Services in the College of Pharmacy at Ohio State.