Contact Us

For general questions regarding the Office of University Advancement, contact the Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President: (562) 903-4714 |

For questions regarding your giving to the university, contact Advancement Services: (562) 903-4774

University Advancement

Heather Cordell

Interim Vice President for Advancement

Kira McCracken

Associate Vice President for Advancement

Katie Hendrickson

Executive Assistant to the Interim Vice President for Advancement and AVP for Advancement

Advancement Communications & Marketing

Hilary Dempster

Director of Advancement Communications & Marketing

Christina Stryffeler

Digital Marketing Manager

Sam Sim

Advancement Events Manager

Kyle Kohner

Advancement Communications Coordinator

Denise Migeot

Donor Relations Specialist

Advancement Operations

Yolanda Wright

Director of Advancement Operations

Craig Belanger

Assistant Director of Development Research and Systems

Bob Mancini

Senior Research Analyst

Kathy Chiang

Manager of Gift Operations

Kelvin Hom

Business Sys Analyst

George Hsing

Assistant Director of Advancement Business Services

Joshua Johnson

Data Analyst

Alumni and Family Engagement

Stephanie Ramirez

Assistant Director of Alumni & Family Engagement

Laura Fong

Alumni Engagement & Student Transitions Manager

Veronica Sansonetti

Alumni & Family Care Coordinator

Annual Giving

Amy Weaver

Director of Annual Giving

Abigail Moore

Annual Giving & Engagement Manager

Center for Marriage and Relationships

Chris Grace

Director, Center for Marriage and Relationships

Alisa Grace

Co-Director, Center for Marriage and Relationships

Chelsea Smith

Administrative Coordinator

Foundation Relations and Capital Projects

Ann Shepherd

Director of Foundation Relations

Major and Planned Gifts

Scott Singletary

Senior Director of Major and Planned Giving

Kristen Hahn

Director of Ruby Women, Regional Development Director

Eric Knudson

Regional Development Director

Ken Daughters

Regional Development Director

Julie Cimino

Regional Development Director for Northern California


The mission of Biola University's Office of Advancement & Strategic Planning is to cultivate engagement and generosity towards the university, and to facilitate the journey towards the Biola of tomorrow.

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