Contact

The most satisfying gifts come from thoughtful conversation between the donor and the university. To get started, please view our list of frequently asked questions.

If you have any additional inquiries, contact the individuals below or the University Development Office at (616)331-6000 or [email protected]. We look forward to speaking with you.

Laura Aikens

Laura Aikens
Vice President for University Development
Executive Director, GVU Foundation
(616) 331-6509
[email protected]

Dan Hurwitz

Dan Hurwitz
Associate Vice President for University Development
(616) 331-6531
[email protected]

Shannon Wilson

Shannon Specter '03, '05
 Assistant Vice President, Philanthropy
(616) 331-6539
[email protected]

Katrina Begrow

Katrina Begrow
Annual Giving Manager, Campus Philanthropy
(616) 331-6093
[email protected]

Andrew Bixel

Andrew Bixel
Senior Director of College Advancement
(616) 331-5619
[email protected]

Mallory Brouwer

Mallory Brouwer
Director of Corporate Partnerships
(616) 331-6534
[email protected]

Jil Cr

Jill Craig
Senior Director for Executive and External Engagement
(616) 331-2183
[email protected]

Shannon Dale

Shannon Dale
Senior Director of Annual Giving and Digital Strategy 
(616) 331-6606
[email protected]

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Anna Davis
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Digital Strategy
(616) 331-6806
[email protected]

 

Kyle Hern

Kyle Herm
Senior Director of Philanthropy
(269) 377-4739
[email protected]

Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson MBA ’20
Associate Director of Philanthropy
(616) 331-5626
[email protected]

Josh Lucksted

Josh Lucksted
Philanthropy Officer
(616) 331-6675
lucksjos@gvsu.edu

Mary Ouellette

Mary Ouellette-Maine
Director of Donor Relations
(616) 331-5706
[email protected]

Briette Bryant

Briette Bryant Phillips '08
Director of Philanthropy
(616) 331-6529
[email protected]

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Hunter Rich
Manager of College Advancement
(616) 331-6808
[email protected]

Kim Schmidt

Kim Schmidt '88, '00
Director of Athletic Giving
(616) 331-3592
[email protected]

Emily Spranger

Emily Spranger
Associate Director of Endowed and Gift Planning
(616) 331-6563
[email protected]

Katelyn Semelbauer

Katelyn Hanley Semelbaue​​​​​​r MPA '14
Executive Associate
(616) 331-5703
[email protected]

Kenneth Zahrt

Ken Zahrt
Director of Foundations Relations
(616) 331-6801
[email protected]



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