Meet our Office of Advancement Staff

Office of Advancement

Karen Aarestad

Assistant Vice Chancellor


  • Multidisciplinary Centers
  • Schools and Colleges
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Brie Aguila

Assistant Vice Chancellor


  • External Relations
  • Operations
  • Communications
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Scott Arthur

Vice Chancellor, Advancement


  • Team Leader
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John Bennett

Assistant Director of Development


  • Corporate and Foundation Relations
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Ashley Blubaugh

Director of Development


  • Mental and Behavioral Health
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Katie Bullock

Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
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Megan Cooke

Senior Director of Development


  • Colorado School of Public health
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Angela DellaSalle

Senior Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
  • CU Cancer Center
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Vanessa Duran

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement


  • Alumni Relations
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Mary Eisenstein

Director of Development


  • School of Dental Medicine
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Ellen Goldberg

Director of Development


  • Department of Ophthalmology
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Jim Hodge

Associate Vice Chancellor


  • Innovation
  • Research
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Kyle Jaccaud-Smith

Director of Development


  • Corporate and Foundation Relations
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Allison Krebs

Principal Gift Officer


  • CU Cancer Center
  • School of Medicine
  • Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine
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Marti Laule

Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
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Emily Lefferts

Development Associate


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Travis Leiker

Director of Development


  • Alumni Giving
  • School of Medicine
  • CHA/PA and Physical Therapy Programs
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Anthony Maestri

Assistant Director of Development


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Lamech M. Mbise

Senior Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
  • Department of Family Medicine
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Elizabeth Muscatello

Senior Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
  • Faculty Relations
  • Hospital Relations
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Elizabeth Otten Hepworth

Principal Gift Officer


  • Center for Women's Health Research
  • Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes
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Mike Pasquarella

Assistant Vice Chancellor


  • School of Medicine
  • Hospital Relations
  • CU Cancer Center
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Carrie Radant Flynn

Senior Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
  • Rocky Mountain Alzheimer's Disease Center
  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Neurosurgery
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Jerry Sinning

Director of Development


  • School of Medicine
  • Hospital Relations
  • Faculty Relations
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Melissa Staten

Program Coordinator


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Laura Strand

Lead Strategist


  • Patient Engagement
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Jonathan Wanderstock

Director of Development


  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Colin Ware

Director, Gift Planning


  • Gift Planning
  • Leadership Giving
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Carolyn Wilson

Director of Development


  • Strategic Initiatives
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Lauren Wise

Assistant Director of Development


  • Alumni Philanthropy
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