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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
Rahat Ahmed
Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
Lori Bentz
Lori Bentz

Lori A. Bentz ('89/'15)

Director of Annual Giving

Lori A. Bentz ('89/'15)

Lori A. Bentz ('89...
Director of Annual Giving
Linda Good
Linda Good

Linda Good

Grant Writer

Linda Good

Linda Good
Grant Writer

Sandy Koehler

Director of Event Services

Sandy Koehler

Sandy Koehler
Director of Event Services

Katha Pancake

Director of Advancement Services

Katha Pancake

Katha Pancake
Director of Advancement Services
Patrice Poignon
Patrice Poignon

Patrice Poignon

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Patrice Poignon

Patrice Poignon
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Sarah Porter
Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter

Coordinator of Event Services

Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter
Coordinator of Event Services
Vickie Wilkins
Vickie Wilkins

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Director of Alumni Relations

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Vickie Wilkins ('0...
Director of Alumni Relations