Meet Our Team

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

Administrative Services

Valerie Brown

Valerie Brown

Administrative Services Coordinator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-2277
Lori Eckdahl

Lori Eckdahl

Director of Administrative Services
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
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Michelle Ralston

Administrative Support Associate
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

Anne Lichtenberg

Anne Lichtenberg

Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Andrew Palmer

Andrew Palmer

Associate Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-6392
Katie Sanders

Katie Sanders

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-5574
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Logan Smart

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

Ravyn Tanner

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

Central Fundraising Programs

Denomme, Susannah

Susannah Denomme

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

Bill Nims

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

Communications

UK Philanthropy Team Member

Lauren Eastep

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
Molly Williamson

Molly Williamson

Senior Writer/Editor
King Alumni Building, Lexington, KY 40506

Corporate & Foundation Relations

Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo

Director of Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-323-6570
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Jonathan Mitchell

Philanthropy Support Analyst
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015

Development Administration

Gregory W 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
Susan Harper

Susan Harper

Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-8123
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Alec Holman

Administrative Staff Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506
859-257-3322
Kate Joseph

Kate Joseph

Scholarship Stewardship & Discovery 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

Jason Baker

Jason Baker

Planned Giving Officer
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
859-257-5488
Tom Barker

Tom Barker

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

Marilyn Galloway-Martin

Staff Support Associate
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Ellen Gish

Ellen Gish

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

Cassandra Stanback

Philanthropy Associate Specialist
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015
Laurel Unseld

Laurel Unseld

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

Gift Receiving

UK Philanthropy Team Member

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
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Jordan Perrin

Gift and Pledge Administrator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
UK Philanthropy Team Member

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
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
Nathan Darce

Nathan Darce

Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts
210 Malabu Drive, Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40502
859-562-2584
Jennifer Decker

Jennifer Decker

Senior Major Gift Officer, Parents
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Daniel King

Daniel King

Senior Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts and College of Design
210 Malabu Drive, Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40502
Angelica Prekopa

Angelica Prekopa

Philanthropy Officer, Major Gifts and Social Work
210 Malabu Drive, Suite 200, Lexington, KY 40502
859-562-2581
Beth Wells

Beth Wells

Senior Major Gifts Officer, Lewis Honors College
Sturgill Philanthropy Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0015

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 L. 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
D. Michael 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

Debbie A. Brown

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
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Ethan Smith

Philanthropy Associate Specialist, Research
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
UK Philanthropy Team Member

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
William Brewer

William Brewer

Director of Information Services
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-5184
Eric Crowden

Eric Crowden

Business Analyst
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-6284
Jarrell Dunson

Jarrell Dunson

Associate Director for Business Intelligence and Analytics
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
UK Philanthropy Team Member

Steven Reynolds

Training Specialist
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
Janet Robertson

Janet Robertson

Senior Report Writer
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-5567
Renee Siegel

Renée Siegel

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

Darlene Simpson

Gift Acknowledgement Coordinator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-257-8800
Frances White

Frances White

Data Entry Operator
210 Malabu Drive, Lexington, KY 40502
859-323-1041

Principal Gifts

G. Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers

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