Development Staff

Green Hall

Contact Us

The fundraising team in the Wellesley College Development Office works in support of the College’s mission to educate women who will make a difference in the world. Staff members are happy to answer any questions about giving to Wellesley.

Phone: 781.283.3589

Fax: 781.283.3637


Mailing Address:

Wellesley College

Development Office

106 Central Street

Wellesley, MA 02481

Development Staff

Office of the Vice President

Crystal Daugherty
Vice President for Development
781.283.2221 |


Marisa Jaffe ’95
Associate Vice President for Development
781.283.3846 |


Samantha Katzen
Assistant Vice President, Information Strategy and Operations
781.283.2570 |


Leah Cessna
Project Manager and Assistant to the Vice President for Development
781.283.2223 |


Annual Giving Programs

Amber Bhatnagar
Assistant Director, Digital Philanthropy Officer, The Wellesley Fund
781.283.1841 |


Mimi Brinkhaus
Development Assistant
781.283.2228 |

Amy Burke
Senior Director of Annual Giving Programs
781.283.3366 |

Emily Chilton
Senior Associate Director, The Wellesley Fund
781.283.3335 |


Barbara Colonna
Development Assistant
781.283.2222 |


Sara Lehane
Senior Associate Director, The Wellesley Fund
781.283.2383 |


Corporate & Foundation Relations

Jennifer Banks
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
781.283.2661 |


Leadership Giving

Laura Adamczyk ’87
Senior Development Officer
781.283.2845 |


Eleanor Campe
Administrative Assistant
781.283.2057 |


Elizabeth Dustin ’85
Senior Director of Individual Giving
781.283.2161 |


Dena Getzie
Principal Gifts Officer
781.283.3508 |


Sarah Mandelblatt
Development Associate
781.283.3453 |


Elizabeth Scholl
Senior Development Officer
781.283.3442 |


Phoebe Slanetz
Senior Development Officer
781.283.3345 |


Donor Relations

Julia Benner
Administrative Assistant  
781.283.2329 |


Kirsten Burch
Director of Donor Relations
781.283.2614 |


Stephanie Mendelson
Associate Director of Donor Engagement
781.283.2356 |


Maureen Whelan
Assistant Director of Donor Relations
781.283.2901 |


Office of Gift Planning

Debra DeVaughn ’74
Senior Director of Gift Planning
781.283.2657 |


Lia Hempel
Assistant Director of Gift Planning
781.283.2872 |


Alleather Toure
Associate Director of Gift Planning
781.283.2758 |


Development Operations

Ester Duggan
Coordinator for Gifts and Records Administration
781.283.2802 |


Gina Gentile
Assistant Director of Development Marketing, Digital

Allison Knee
Director of Development Marketing
781.283.3654 |


Jennifer Martinez
Director of Research and Prospect Management
781.283.3773 |


Amy Michelson
Director of Fundraising Analytics
781.283.2213 |


Deborah Mulno
Director of Gifts and Records Administration
781.283.3791 |


Kerry Stokes
Senior Coordinator for Gifts Administration, Securities Administrator
781.283.3349 |


Ann Stout
Associate Director of Development Operations
781.283.2652 |