Advancement

OUR MISSION:
The Office of Institutional Advancement is dedicated to enhancing Tiffin University. As we move to the future, TU must increase alumni participation, build the endowment, attract private support via entrepreneurial activity, and aggressively market our success to increase academic reputation.

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Meet The Staff

Mitch Blonde
Mitch Blonde

Mitch Blonde

Vice President of Institutional Advancement



Mitch Blonde

Mitchell P. Blonde, a certified fundraising executive (CFRE), served 10 years as vice president of institutional advancement for Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. He has nearly two decades of experience in higher education and has spent the past 12 years in leadership positions.

A native of Michigan, Blonde earned degrees from Adrian College and Siena Heights University. His development career began at Adrian College while serving as director of annual giving and later transitioned to major gift officer at Bowling Green State University. He was named executive director of the Jackson Community College Foundation in 2005 and has taught at Central Michigan University, Baker College of Port Huron, Adrian College and Siena Heights University.

Blonde has served on numerous non-profit boards and committees. Currently, he serves on the board of the Toledo Area Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and is a Trustee for the Four County Community Foundation.

He enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing and travelling in his free time. He and his wife, Dawn, have two children.

Mitch Blonde
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Mitch Blonde
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Rahat Ahmed
Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

AhmedR@tiffin.edu
419-448-5863

Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
Rahat Ahmed
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
419-448-5863
Lori Bentz
Lori Bentz

Lori A. Bentz ('89/'15)

Director of Annual Giving

BentzL@tiffin.edu
567-268-6022

Lori A. Bentz ('89/'15)

Lori A. Bentz ('89/'15)
Director of Annual Giving
Lori A. Bentz ('89...
Director of Annual Giving
567-268-6022
Linda Good
Linda Good

Linda Good

Grant Writer

GoodL@tiffin.edu
419-448-3292

Linda Good

Linda Good
Grant Writer
Linda Good
Grant Writer
419-448-3292

Sandy Koehler

Director of Event Services

KoehlerS@tiffin.edu
419-448-3323

Sandy Koehler

Sandy Koehler
Director of Event Services
Sandy Koehler
Director of Event Services
419-448-3323

Katha Pancake

Director of Advancement Services

pancakek@tiffin.edu
419-448-3000

Katha Pancake

Katha Pancake
Director of Advancement Services
Katha Pancake
Director of Advancement Services
419-448-3000
Patrice Poignon
Patrice Poignon

Patrice Poignon

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement

PoignonP@tiffin.edu
419-448-3282

Patrice Poignon

Patrice Poignon
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Patrice Poignon
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement
419-448-3282
Sarah Porter
Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter

Coordinator of Event Services

PorterSE@tiffin.edu
419-448-3593

Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter
Coordinator of Event Services
Sarah Porter
Coordinator of Event Services
419-448-3593

Nancy Wagner

Director of Development

wagnernc@tiffin.edu
419-448-6030

Nancy Wagner

Nancy Wagner
Director of Development
Nancy Wagner
Director of Development
419-448-6030
Vickie Wilkins
Vickie Wilkins

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Director of Alumni Relations

WilkinsVM@tiffin.edu
419-448-3595

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)
Director of Alumni Relations
Vickie Wilkins ('0...
Director of Alumni Relations
419-448-3595