The most satisfying gifts come from thoughtful conversation between the donor and the university. To start your conversation, contact the individuals below or the University Development Office at (616)331-6000 or We look forward to speaking with you.

Dan Hurwitz

Dan Hurwitz
Associate Vice President for University Development
(616) 331-6531

Jennifer Wardrop

Jennifer Wardrop MPNL ’20
Assistant Vice President for University Development
(616) 331-6644

Andrew Bixel

Andrew Bixel
Director of Endowed and Planned Giving
(616) 331-5619

Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson MBA ’20
Annual Giving Officer
(616) 331-5626

Briette Bryant

Briette Bryant Phillips '08
Development Officer for Scholarship and Fellowship Giving
(616) 331-6529

Heather Rowan

Heather Rowan MPA '18
Manager of Student Philanthropy Initiatives
(616) 331-6093

Kim Schmidt

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

Katelyn Semelbauer

Katelyn Semelbauer MPA '14
Associate Director of Annual Giving
(616) 331-6606

Shannon Wilson

Shannon Small-Wilson '03, '05
Director of Corporate Giving
(616) 331-6539

Kenneth Zahrt

Ken Zahrt
Director of Foundations Relations
(616) 331-6801