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Advancement Staff

The Iona University Advancement division is a team of dedicated professionals who promote the mission of the University by building long-term relationships between Iona University and its more than 50,000 alumni, parents, and friends in order to generate goodwill and philanthropic support.

Contact US

We look forward to hearing from you! Please feel free to email, call or send us a message using our contact form. 

Phone: (914) 633-2390


Advancement Contact Form

The Office of Advancement is located at 33 Pryer Terrace, New Rochelle, N.Y., 10804.

Your Alumni Office Team

Gary Grant

Senior Vice President for Advancement & External Affairs

Phone: (914) 637-2412 

Lindsey Gialanella

Executive Assistant for the Senior Vice President of Advancement & Alumni Engagement

Phone:  (914) 637-7704

Pamela Bottge '92

Assistant Vice President for Advancement & Alumni Engagement

Phone: (914) 633-2413

Christine Downes '05, '09MA

Sr. Director of Development

Phone: (914) 637-7749

Elizabeth Faia Orgera ’10MBA

Director of Development Events

Phone: (914) 633-2409

Victoria Bucci

Director of Development for Parents & Families

Phone:  (914) 633-2306

Katelyn Burns

Assistant Director of Development

Phone: (914) 633.2263

Eddie Maffia '21

Assistant Director of Development

Phone: (914) 633-2004

Miranda Kozak

Sr. Director of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

Phone: (914) 633.2003

Chyna R. Hill, '22MBA

Assistant Director of Annual Giving 

Phone:  (914) 633-2435

David Nielsen

Assistant Director of Student-Alumni Engagement and the Gaels Go Further Mentor Program

Phone: (914) 633-2410

Sydney Zanca '22

Assistant Director of Advancement Communications

Phone: (914) 633-2391

Hannah Glynn

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement Events and Affinity Programs

Phone: (914) 637-7759

Andrew McKay

Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

Phone: (914) 637-2706

Randi Kois Hanvey

Director of Advancement Services & Prospect Research

Phone: (914) 637-7738

Vincent Varvara

Assistant Director of Advancement Services

Phone:  (914) 633-2405

Margaret Arroyo '95

Data Entry Specialist

Phone:  (914) 633-2534


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