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Stephen Weingart
Vice President for University Advancement

As the vice president for university advancement at Huntington University, Stephen Weingart fosters connections with individuals and organizations who wish to partner with the university financially. He leads a team of advancement officers…

Kay Schwob
Director of Development

Kay Schwob has been the senior director of advancement operations since 2017. Prior to stepping into her current position, Kay served as the director of the Enterprise Resource Center at Huntington University for 14 years, where she used her…

Pete Schownir
Director of Gift Planning

Huntington native Pete Schownir is the director of gift planning at Huntington University. He works directly with donors who have decided to leave a legacy gift to the University. Pete graduated from Ball State University in 1980 with a…

Anita Hughes
Data Management Coordinator

As Data Management Coordinator, Anita Hughes is responsible for preparing reports and maintaining systems that keep Huntington University running smoothly, including donor scholarship reports, preparing year-end tax letters, organizing…

Janelle Taylor
Development Officer

Janelle Taylor is a development officer in the Advancement Office, where she is responsible for cultivating relationships with HU donors and working on securing major gifts to help further HU’s mission, sustain current programs and projects,…

Darlene Fairchild
Data Entry Processor, Advancement Office Secretary

Darlene Fairchild serves as the data entry processor and Advancement Office secretary at Huntington University. Originally from Corry, Pa., Darlene is responsible for processing all donor giving receipts and supporting the operations of the…

Marcy Hawkins
Director of the Forester Fund

Marcy Hawkins worked at three nonprofit organizations before returning to her alma mater as the director of alumni relations/director of the Forester Fund at Huntington University in 2014. She graduated from Huntington College in 2003 with a…

Michelle Bolton
Administrative Assistant

Michelle M. Bolton serves as the administrative assistant to the Vice President for Advancement and the Director of Development at Huntington University. In this role, Michelle is responsible for managing the Vice President for Advancement’s…

Danielle Shafer
Director of Alumni Relations and Engagement

Danielle Shafer is the director of alumni relations and engagement at Huntington University. She returned to the University’s staff in 2019, having previously served as resident director of Hardy Hall and as an admissions counselor. As…