Assistant Dean for Advancement and Principal Gifts
Quinlan School of Business
Teresa joined the Quinlan School of Business in January 2011 and brings with her 19 years of capital campaign strategic planning, campaign volunteer leadership management, staff recruitment and management, corporate relations, and alumni relations development. Prior to her position at the Quinlan School of Business, she was assigned to Loyola’s School of Law, where she was responsible for executing a comprehensive major gifts campaign. While at the law school, she negotiated the largest gift in the school’s history. Teri is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she majored in psychology and Russian literature. She is currently a graduate student studying experimental social psychology with an emphasis in charitable behavior.
Senior Director of Development
Emily joined Loyola’s Advancement division in July 2005 and held various positions in Annual Giving and Development until joining the Quinlan School of Business in July 2008. Prior to her position at Loyola, Emily worked as a grant writer/development officer at a community-based nonprofit in Chicago and also spent two years working in small business development as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala. Emily is a graduate of Michigan State University, with a bachelors’ in marketing, and holds a Master's in Nonprofit Administration from North Park University.
Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events
A dual alumna (Quinlan School of Business ’02, Arts and Sciences ’99), Wendy joined the Special Events office in 2003. For the past six years, she has had primary responsibility for producing University Commencement as well as a wide variety of alumni and presidential events. She joined the Quinlan School of Business in late 2011 as the associate director for alumni relations and special Events.
Director of Development
Melissa has been a member of the Loyola community since 2007 and joined the Quinlan School of Business Advancement team in October 2011. Previously, Melissa worked with the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership and the College of Arts and Sciences. Melissa earned her undergraduate degree from Ohio State University in 2001 and is working toward her Master’s in Higher Education Administration here at Loyola.
Associate Director of Development
Prior to joining the Quinlan School of Business Development team in May 2011, Kristin was the stewardship coordinator in Loyola’s Donor Relations department. Kristin graduated from Loyola in 2008, where she studied advertising, public relations, and marketing. She worked in advertising sales for an investment research firm until she joined Loyola’s Advancement Division in 2009. Kristin initially managed the Quinlan School of Business Annual Giving program. Currently, she visits business alumni in the Chicago area to encourage participation and support.
Annual Giving Officer
Quinlan School of Business Advancement
Colleen is an invested member of the Loyola community with six years of work experience at the University, including work at the John Felice Rome Center, the Office of International Programs, and Alumni Relations. Colleen holds an undergraduate and two graduate degrees from the Quinlan School of Business. Colleen oversees the annual fund and meets with recent master's graduates from the Quinlan School of Business.
Barbara joined Loyola’s Advancement Division after working at a publishing company for 21 years. At Loyola, she worked as a temporary receptionist for one year before becoming an administrative assistant. She is a White Sox and Bears fan and loves music, cooking, and sewing.