Marquette alumni association staff

Staff contacts are listed in alphabetical order

Alumni Engagement and Outreach staff
Affinity-based Giving staff

   
   
   
Terrie Bruckbauer

Terrie Bruckbauer
Advancement Associate, Engagement and Outreach
(414) 288-3353

Terrie assists the Alumni Outreach team and contributes to the planning and promotion of alumni outreach events.

   
Meg Husband Meg (Brzyski) Nelson, Arts '93, Grad '07
(414) 288-3621
Associate Vice President for Engagement & External Relations

As one of the division of University Advancement’s senior managers, Meg directs communication, messaging, programming and relationship building efforts geared to Marquette’s alumni, parents, benefactors and advocates. She is also charged with developing the fundraising plan for Marquette’s endowed financial aid imperative, the centerpiece of the university’s fundraising efforts.

   
Emily Carroll

Emily Carroll, Comm '04
Assistant Engagement Director
(414) 288-8484

Emily oversees the Marquette University CIRCLES business networking programs on the east coast, in the southeast and around the country as needed. Emily also assists with engagement efforts in Waukesha County.


   
Dan DeWeerdt Dan DeWeerdt

Director, Alumni Engagement - Business and Career
(414) 288-4740

Dan is responsible for leading Marquette University Alumni Association's career development initiatives by engaging alumni and students as well as providing graduates access to valuable job and industry-related resources and programs. These efforts include mentoring and job shadowing initiatives, webinar and speaker series programs, offering insights about timely and relevant topics, and an online presence. He also leads the affinity-based Marquette WORKS program.

   
Alysia Dvorachek Alysia Dvorachek, Comm '07, Grad '13

Engagement Officer
(414) 288-7697

Alysia staffs regional alumni clubs around the county, helping to promote Marquette gatherings and fundraisers. For a full list of regional clubs, please visit the Regional U.S. Clubs page. Alysia also oversees budgets for the Engagement and External Relations team.

   
Molly Dinolfo Molly Eldridge, Bus Ad '06, Grad '09

Assistant Engagement Director
(414) 288-4497

Molly oversees the programmatic and development responsibilities of current parents through niche regional programming, broad-based events, legacy initiatives and the Parents Council. As the liaisonto the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Molly also manages the outreach efforts around Admissions for parent and alumni volunteers nationwide.

   
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Lindsay Gonzalez
Engagement Officer
(414) 288-4768

Lindsay is the engagement and outreach liaison for the Marquette University Business Administration Alumni Association, the Association of Marquette University Women and the Marquette Women's Council.

   
klopatek Alyssa Klopatek

Assistant Director, Interactive Media
(414) 288-6584

Alyssa focuses on Web-based alumni communication, the MUAA's involvement with social networking and other Web 2.0 participation. She also maintains MU Connect and other related Web sites.

   
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Linda Manka
Advancement Associate
(414) 288-5390

Linda assists in the development and distribution of communication materials to alumni and external constituents. She supports work in e-communications, social media outlets and development of MU Connect, as well as national alumni awards and reunions. She also manages the print process for various engagement print pieces.

   
Stacy Mitz

Stacy Mitz
Managing Director, Engagement and Affinity-based Giving
(414) 288-7439

Stacy manages and oversees the programmatic and development responsibilities of the Engagement and Outreach and Affinity-based Giving teams. Through these efforts, Stacy directs the outreach efforts to Marquette alumni, parents and friends, including the Marquette University CIRCLES business networking program.

   
Martha Moore

Martha Moore
Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-0398

Martha coordinates alumni engagement efforts in Arkansas, Guam, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Ohio, Puerto Rico and outstate Wisconsin. Martha also staffs the College of Health Sciences, Engineering, Communication and Engineering alumni boards and manages the alumni travel program. As the liaison with the Office of International Education, she coordinates outreach efforts for international alumni. Alumni events for women’s basketball games are also handled by Martha.

   
Kim Perez

Kim Perez
Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-0347

Kim coordinates athletic related engagement events. She also serves as the liaison between Alumni Engagement and Outreach and the Athletics Department. Kim also helps to coordinate CIRCLES events both locally and nationwide.

   
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Kelli Rael, Arts '07, Grad '13
Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-6586

Kelli oversees regional leadership forums and faculty programming in the east, southeast, west, southwest, and Waukesha County. She also acts as the liaison between Alumni Engagement and Outreach for the Ethnic Alumni Association (EAA) and the Les Aspin Center for Government in Washington, D.C.

   
Marlee Rawski Marlee Rawski

Director, Regional Engagement
(414) 288-4767

Marlee oversees the Marquette University CIRCLES business networking program in Milwaukee, northeastern Wisconsin, on the west coast and around the country as needed. She also manages engagement efforts through Milwaukee leadership forums covering relevant and timely issues as well as CEO roundtable gatherings.

   
Adrienne Roche

Adrienne Roche
Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-1534

Adrienne oversees the planning of Alumni Reunion Weekend (5- to 45-year) including our Golden Jubilee Reunion Celebration (50-year). She is also a member of the Marquette University CIRCLES business networking team leading the logistical efforts in Chicago and around the country as needed. Additionally, she leads logistical efforts of the Alumni Association National Board which meets three times a year on campus for business.

   
Jennilee Schlinsky Jennilee Schlinsky

Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-7661

Jennilee manages the alumni outreach efforts for the Young Alumni Association and helps to increase young alumni giving to Marquette’s annual fund, Marquette Today. Additionally, she manages the outreach and engagement efforts with current students to assist in building a culture of philanthropy at Marquette.

   
schult Taylor Schult

Senior Engagement Officer
(414) 288-0389

Taylor oversees the reunion volunteer and fundraising programs for ten reunion classes and a number of affinity celebrations each year. Additionally, she coordinates the Community Campaign, Marquette’s annual faculty and staff campaign which supports Marquette University, the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and the United Performing Arts Fund.

   
Rachelle Shurn Rachelle Shurn, CPS '11

Office Associate, Engagement & External Relations and MUAA National Board of Directors
(414) 288-4765

Rachelle supports the work of Tim Simmons and Meg Brzyski. Additionally, she helps to plan the meetings of the Marquette University Alumni Association National Board of Directors.

   
Tim Simmons

Tim Simmons, Sp '82
Executive Director, Marquette University Alumni Association
(414) 288-5048

Tim is responsible for leading the MUAA National Board of Directors, and representing alumni within the Marquette University campus community. He participates in alumni programming, and travels to alumni programs and functions around the country, visiting with and presenting to alumni, parents, and friends of the university. Contact Tim if you have suggestions or feedback.

   
Sheila Taphorn Sheila Taphorn, Comm '94

Director of Development & Engagement, Milwaukee
(414) 288-8486

Sheila serves as the liaison and coordinator of the engagement and development efforts for Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art and as the coordinator for the Marquette University Women’s Council. She also partners with the Milwaukee development team on various program and fundraising efforts for alumni, parents and friends.

   
Winkel Carol Winkel, Bus Ad '90

Director, Regional Engagement
(414) 288-7633

Carol’s primary responsibility is coordinating engagement efforts in Milwaukee and other southeastern Wisconsin regions including Waukesha County. She manages the workplace affinity program, Marquette WORKS, which connects Engagement staff with alumni working for some of Milwaukee’s largest employers. Carol also staffs the College of Engineering Alumni Association and the newly formed Milwaukee Leadership Committee.

   
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Dan Wooters, Arts '12
Advancement Associate, Engagement Communication
(414) 288-4987

Dan assists in the management and design of email communication to alumni. He also helps maintain MU Connect website content. Additionally, Dan collaborates on the execution of various MUAA programs such as the eMentor Network and Marquette WORKS.

   
Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J.

Rev. Frederick Zagone, S.J.
Assistant to the Vice President of University Advancement

Father Fred Zagone serves as the chaplain for the Alumni Association; the Alumni National Board of Directors; the 40+ alumni clubs and chapters; the Association of Marquette University Women (AMUW) and the Parents’ Association. Father Zagone travels extensively to meet with alumni at chapter and CIRCLES events, basketball games and the Alumni Travel Program. He works closely with the team implementing Reunions, Alumni National Awards Weekend and Family Weekend.

 

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