Meet Our Team

A B C D E F G H J K L M N O P R S T U W Y

Administrative Services

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Lori Eckdahl

Senior Director of Administrative Services & Planning
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6439
Maria Lykins

Maria Lykins

Budget Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7302
Michelle Ralston

Michelle Ralston

HR/Payroll Coordinator
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Pam Webb

Pam Webb

Administrative Services Assistant
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506-0119
859-257-1421

Annual Giving

Ravyn Tanner

Ravyn Ladenburger

Assistant Director, Annual Giving - Student and Young Alumni Philanthropy
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Andrew palmer

Andrew Palmer

Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6392
Logan Smart

Logan Smart

Associate Director of Annual Giving, Phonathon
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6858

Central Fundraising Programs

Susannah Denomme

Susannah Denomme

Associate Vice President of Philanthropy
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3913

Communications

Lauren Eastep

Lauren Tecau

Graphic Designer
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506
859-323-1369
Meredith Weber

Meredith Weber

Senior Associate Director, Communications & Membership and Director, Philanthropy Communications
King Alumni House, 400 Rose Street, Lexington KY, 40506-0119
859-257-4439

Corporate & Foundation Relations

Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Director of Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-6570
Hannah O'Leary

Hannah O'Leary

Associate Director
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-562-0890
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Caroline Smith

Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy Intern
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015

Philanthropy Administration

Greg Laur

Gregory Laur

Senior Executive Director of Philanthropy Administration
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6615

Donor Relations & Stewardship

Lisa Atkinson

Lisa Atkinson

Executive Director of Philanthropic Engagement
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7885
Sarah Fitzgerald

Sarah Fitzgerald

Philanthropy Specialist, Donor Relations
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Kate Joseph

Kate Joseph

Scholarship Stewardship Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7891
Lori Wilson

Lori Wilson

Senior Director of Donor Relations, Stewardship and Constituent Engagement
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
8592573187

Gift & Estate Planning Team

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Jason Baker

Planned Giving Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-7385
Tom Barker

Tom Barker

Senior Executive Director of Gift & Estate Planning
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7886
Bill Nims

Bill Nims

Administrative Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3913
Amanda

Amanda Trail

Planned Giving Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-562-2126
Laurel Unseld

Laurel Unseld

Planned Giving Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-7386
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Nealy Williams

Senior Associate Director of Gift & Estate Planning
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-5918

Gift Receiving

Gretchen Bower

Gretchen Bower

Administrative Support Associate
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Debbie Caudill

Debbie Caudill

Account Clerk
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-7306
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Taylor Navis

Gift Processor
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-7305
Jordan Perrin

Jordan Perrin

Gift and Pledge Administrator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Jamie

Jamie Risen

Associate Director, Gift Receiving
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Kim Robinson

Kim Robinson

Account Clerk
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-5869
Nikki Russell

Nikki Russell

Director of Gift Receiving
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-3914
Darlene Simpson

Darlene Simpson

Gift Acknowledgement Coordinator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-7320
Leslie Mulligan Young

Leslie Young

Philanthropy Gift Specialist
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-7329

Major Gifts

Melanie Barber

Melanie Barber

Major Gifts Officer, Scholarship Fundraising
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-7893
taylor Cottle

Taylor Cottle

Staff Support Associate II, Major Gifts & Parent Philanthropy
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-323-6066
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Tina Pugel

Senior Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts
210 Malabu Suite 200 Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-3033
Ford Stanley

Ford Stanley

Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy - Major Gifts and Executive Director, UK Real Estate Foundation
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-7886

Campaign Planning

tarin Adams

Tarin Adams

Administrative Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-218-1522
Brent Pieper

Brent Pieper

Associate Vice President for Campaign/Major Gifts
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-0858

Office of the Vice President

Jennifer Combs

Jennifer Combs

Executive Assistant
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3912
Ellie Goodman

Ellie Goodman

Special Projects Coordinator
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3458
Mike Richey

Michael Richey

Vice President for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-3912
Don Witt

Don Witt

Assistant Vice President for Philanthropy
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3458

Prospect Research

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Debbie Brown

Research Analyst
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-8127
Craig Kahn

Craig Kahn

Senior Director of Prospect Research
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-323-5215
Josh Turpin

Joshua Turpin

Philanthropy Research Specialist
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502

Information Services

Brenda Bain

Brenda Bain

Records Data Entry
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-1032
Billy Brewer

William Brewer

Director of Information Services
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-5184
Valerie Brown

Valerie Brown

Administrative Services Coordinator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-2277
Eric Crowden

Eric Crowden

Business Analyst
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-6284
Jason Fisher

Jason Fisher

Associate Director Data Management & Integration
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-5613
John Hoagland

John Hoagland

Associate Director for IT Infrastructure
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-8950
Michael Mayfield

Michael Mayfield

IT Tech Support
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-323-3396
Brian Mayo

Brian Mayo

Associate Director for Data Management and Information Services
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-323-5985
Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

IT Tech Support
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-323-3853
Kathy Price

Kathy Price

Data Coordinator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-6848
Steven Reynolds

Steven Reynolds

Training Specialist
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Renee Siegel

Renée Siegel

Web Administrator and Report Writer
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257–5846

Principal Gifts

Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers

Director of Principal Gift Communications and Planned Giving Marketing
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-6573