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Major Gift Officers

Liaisons in LSA’s Advancement Office are happy to hear from you. View the complete list of fundraisers below or visit this section for unit leadership. View a similar list of contacts for reunions, annual giving, events, and more by visiting the programs section.

Not sure whom to contact? No problem. You can reference a list of major gift officers by state and region, or simply write or call us here:

LSA Advancement

101 North Main Street, Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: 734.615.6333
Fax: 734.647.3061

Brian Arbeiter
Executive Director, Eastern States
Region: New York City, New Jersey

Department Liaison:
Anthropology; History of Art; Linguistics; Comparative Literature; Organizational Studies; Access DAC Working Group


734.615.6238
Wendy Day
Major Gift Director
Region: Chicago

Department Liaison:
History; Eisenberg Institute of Historical Studies; Political Science; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Romance Languages and Literatures; Slavic Languages and Literatures; Academic Excellence DAC Working Group


734.904.6650
Gail Flynn
Fundraising Campaign Director
Region: Ann Arbor and Iowa

Department Liaison:
Classical Studies / Art; Herbarium; Museum of Zoology; Museum of Paleontology; Kelsey Museum of Archaeology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB); Dean's Advisory Council




734.615.6370
Alex Garnepudi
Regional Director of Development
101 N. Main St. Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-764-9737
Kyle Nowels
Regional Director of Development
101 North Main Street, Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734.615.6239
Elizabeth Pariano
Regional Director of Development, Mid-Atlantic States
734-274-0808
Suzy Salib
Director of International Giving and Engagement
101 North Main Street
Suite 850
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Department Liaison:
Chinese Studies, International Institute, Nam Center for Korean Studies; Latin American Studies; Middle Eastern Studies; Modern Greek, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Center for South East Asian Studies
734.615.6735
Julia Sohn
Regional Director, Northeast
Region: Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont

Department Liaison: Asian Languages and Cultures, Chemistry, Communication & Media, Honors Program
734.615.6533
Samantha Stears
Regional Director of Development, Central States
West/Mid/Northern Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, West Virginia
Department Liaison: History, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies (EIHS), American Culture, Comparative Literature, Linguistics
t: 734.764.4762
Andrea Stevenson
Regional Director, Southeast Michigan
Region: Southeast Michigan

Department Liaison:
Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS); Humanities Institute; Residential College; Business Engagement Center (BEC); Parent and Family Giving
734.615.6494
Anna Thompson
Regional Director of Development, Southeastern States
Nora Webber
Assistant Director for Development
Department Liaison:
Museum of Natural History
734.936.5834
Scot Weiner
Executive Director, Western Region
Region: Western United States

Department Liaison:
American Culture; Philosophy; Applied Physics; Biophysics; MI Center for Physics; Program in Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE); Screen Arts and Culture; Campus Climate DAC Working Group


734.646.4585