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Building relationships for Gallaudet’s future

Institutional Advancement plays a vital role in maintaining Gallaudet’s tradition of groundbreaking research and scholarly activity as well as preparing deaf and hard of hearing students for career opportunities in a rapidly changing workforce.

We keep graduates, families, friends, corporations, and foundations apprised of exciting developments at Gallaudet University and create opportunities for their involvement.

Meet the Team

Nicholas Kiego

Executive Director, Institutional Advancement

Smitha Hanumantha

Fundraising Campaign Manager

Abigail Drake

Alumni Engagement Manager

Deborah Edwards

Operations Director

Jonathan Cetrano

Stewardship Director

Lynda Carter

Gift Processing Specialist

Lionel Williamson

Development Officer

Greta Wolcott

Associate Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Allison Polk

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Rebecca Rydstrom

Director, Alumni Engagement

Jamari Porter

Data Support Specialist

Tamara Suiter

Major Gifts Officer

Etienne Boum Yamb

Fundraising Data Specialist

Thomas Tarantino

On-call Events Staff

Richard Bailey

Corporate and Foundation Relations Coordinator

William Clemons

On-Call Events Staff

Janice Johnson

Contingent Worker

Sarah Hoggard

Assistant Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Alyssa Bennett

Senior Administrative Assistant - Gallaudet

Stephen Morris

Partner Relations Coordinator

Contact Us

Institutional Advancement

Denison House 102


(202) 651-5410

(202) 651-5467

** By Appointment Only **

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