Meet the Teams

The USC Dornsife Office of Advancement connects alumni, parents, community leaders and friends to the issues that matter to them the most and helps these areas grow and develop with philanthropic contributions.

  • Vice Dean for External Affairs
    Eddie Sartin
    (213) 821-9334


    Assistant Dean for Advancement, Corporate and Foundation Relations
    Kerri Bennett
    (213) 740-4992


    Assistant Dean for Advancement
    Lorri Grubaugh
    (213) 740-4991


    Advancement Project Specialist
    Ethan Heisler
    (213) 821-9369


    Director of Development for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
    Cherè Hooks
    (213) 821-9301


    Assistant Dean of Stewardship and Operations
    Sonya Jimenez
    (213) 740-1628


    Director of the Annual Fund
    Abigail Lunetta Bennett
    (213) 446-4985


    Assistant Dean for External Affairs
    Brenda Mendoza
    (213) 821-4418


    Executive Director of Strategy and Administration
    Juli Nguyen
    (213) 821-9323


    Senior Executive Director of USC Dornsife Alumni Relations
    Sarah Sturm
    (213) 740-5196

  • Assistant Dean for Advancement
    Lorri Grubaugh
    (213) 740-4991


    Managing Director
    Ceres Botros-Migdal
    (213) 359-7084


    Director of Development
    Caitlin Dempsey
    (213) 821-6575


    Senior Director of Development
    Muna Deriane
    (213) 740-3074


    Associate Director of Development
    Edmundo Diaz
    (323) 527-4958


    Senior Director of Development
    Inara Letdin
    (213) 705-8877


    Senior Director of Development and Planned Giving Initiatives
    Alexandra Lohse
    (213) 821-9326


    Senior Director of Development
    Jennifer Oswald
    (714) 955-1193


    Associate Director of Development
    Jeff Prough
    (313) 204-9450

  • Director of the Annual Fund
    Abigail Lunetta Bennett
    (213) 446-4985


    Assistant Director of Annual Giving
    Liz Faulkner
    (213) 740-1842


    Executive Director of Development
    Alice Holzman
    (213) 821-9309


    Assistant Director of Annual Giving
    Ariel Jacobs
    (213) 740-3019

  • Assistant Dean for Advancement, Corporate and Foundation Relations
    Kerri Bennett
    (213) 740-4992


    Director of Foundation Relations
    Nichole Graham
    (213) 821-9316


    Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
    Bryan Grassmann
    (213) 821-7024


    Director of Foundation Relations
    Frances Neely-Sanchez
    (213) 821-9319


    Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
    David Porges
    (213) 446-0687


    Senior Philanthropic Advisor for Foundations
    Christopher Wiedey
    (213) 821-9391

  • Director of Development for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Cherè Hooks
    (213) 821-9301

  • Executive Director of Strategy and Administration
    Juli Nguyen
    (213) 821-9323


    Development Coordinator
    Long Bui
    (213) 740-8510


    Assistant Director of Business Intelligence and Operations
    Jackie Gomez
    (213) 740-3468


    Assistant Director of Business Intelligence
    Leah McConnell
    (213) 740-4429

  • Assistant Dean of Stewardship and Operations
    Sonya Jimenez
    (213) 740-1628


    Director of Stewardship
    Andrew Bailey
    (213) 821-9384


    Associate Director of Gift Services and Administration
    Daniela Delgado
    (213) 821-2482


    Stewardship Project Coordinator
    Paola Morales
    (213) 821-2086


    Graphic Designer
    Kim Nguyen
    (213) 740-3151


    Assistant Director of Stewardship
    Taline Rumaya
    (213)  740-0132


    Assistant Director of Stewardship
    Yvette Sanchez
    (213) 740-0076


    Assistant Director of Projects and Operations
    Gwen Thomas
    (213) 740-7691


    Senior Director of Development Communications
    Julie Wright
    (213) 740-5595

  • Assistant Dean for External Affairs
    Brenda Mendoza
    (213) 821-4418


    Special Events Coordinator
    Whitney Brade
    (213) 740-9473


    Director of Events
    Stacy Conn
    (213) 740-5746


    Special Events Coordinator
    Catalina Leggis
    (213) 821-9371

  • Senior Executive Director of USC Dornsife Alumni Relations


    Assistant Director, USC Dornsife Alumni Relations
    Melissa Chapman
    (213) 821-3960


    Associate Director of USC Dornsife Alumni Relations
    Erika Maldonado Singh
    (213) 300-9193

  • Executive Director of Health Initiatives
    Alexandra Reisman
    (213) 304-5096

Connect With Us

USC Dornsife Office of Advancement

1150 South Olive Street, Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Mail Checks to:

USC Advancement Gift Services
1150 South Olive Street, Suite 2500
Los Angeles, California 90015

USC Tax ID: 95-1642394