University Advancement

John Smith, AS'92, GR'00
Vice President,
University Advancement
(515) 271-2969

Development

Kinne Center
2403 University Ave. Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 271-4847
development@drake.edu

 

 

Diane Caldbeck, ED'72
Associate Vice President
University Advancement
(515) 271-3153

Pam Pepper, GR'09
Assistant Vice President
University Advancement
(515) 271-4558

John Amato, GR'02
Director, 
Development
(515) 271-2849

Lauren Dixson
Director, Development Services
(515) 271-4111

Becca Widmer
Director, Annual Giving 

(515) 271-3155

Don Adams
Emeriti Faculty
(515) 271-3431

Doug Lampe, BN'87
Senior Advancement Officer
Liaison to College of A&S
(515) 271-3055

Meaghan Tigges, GR'16
Senior Advancement Officer

Liaison to CBPA
(515) 271-4843

Stephanie Sinovic
Advancement Officer
Liaison to Harkin Institute
and Leadership Initiatives 

(515) 271-3745

Tom Smith
Advancement Officer

Liaison to Law School
(515) 271-1877

Tim Tesar, JO'06, GR'14
Advancement Officer

Liason to SJMC and the 
Robert D & Billie Ray Center

(515) 271-2132

 

Patrick Tomka
Advancement Officer 
Liaison to Athletics

(515) 271-2138

Aamir Walton
Advancement Officer

Liaison to SOE and CPHS
(515) 271-4050

Open Position
Advancement Officer
Liaison to Parents
(515) 271-4847

Sara Sommerlot
Budget Manager
University Advancement
(515) 271-2169

Elizabeth Kozor,
JO'07, AS'07, GR'12
Associate Director,
Communications

(515) 271-2378

Emily Weaver
Associate Director,
Donor Relations
(515) 271-3754

Kourtney Kirkpatrick
Associate Director,
Annual Giving 
(515) 271-2098

Anna Wernimont
Coordinator, Annual Giving
(515) 271-3704

Lori Flaws
Coordinator, Records

(515) 271-3744

Brenna DeGan
Prospect Research Analyst
(515) 271-3453

Jodi Hofer
Records Specialist

(515) 271-2364

Julie Purscell
Records Specialist

(515) 271-2904

Linda Anderzhon
Administrative Assistant
(515) 271-3848

Erica Hartschen,
JO'01, GR'05

Administrative Assistant
(515) 271-4990

Thad Smull
Administrative Assistant
(515) 271-2389

Heidi Weiss
Administrative Assistant
(515) 271-4176