Contact Us

If you are interested in Transforming Lives, contact a member of the Advancement staff, who will be happy to talk with you about how you can participate in the campaign.

 

Vice President for Advancement

Martin Smith
mwsmith@iwu.edu
(309) 556-3248
Marty oversees the advancement effort of the University, including the work of both the Alumni and Advancement Offices. He also works with alumni, friends and Trustees in Indiana, Kansas and South Florida.

 

Marty Smith

 

Associate Vice President for Advancement

Steve Seibring, '81
sseibrin@iwu.edu
(309) 556-3135
Steve is a 1981 graduate of Illinois Wesleyan and has decades' worth of experience working in University Advancement. Steve is responsible for gift planning, including estates, trusts and annuities. He also works with alumni and friends in Chicago and McLean County, Florida and the Carolinas.

 

Steve Seibring

 

Director of the Wesleyan Fund for Annual Giving

Jeff Mavros, '98
jmavros@iwu.edu
(309) 556-3024
Jeff manages the Wesleyan Fund staff, creating and implementing a comprehensive fundraising plan.  Jeff works with alumni, friends, students and parents to increase unrestricted support for the University.

 

Jeff Mavros

 

Associate Director of Development

Michele Brady
mbrady@iwu.edu
(
309) 556-3861

Michele is an Advancement Officer who works with alumni and friends in Bloomington, Chicago and Springfield, as well as Colorado, Ohio, New England, New York and Washington, D.C.

  Michele Brady
 

Associate Director of Development

April Bridges, '90
abridges@iwu.edu
(309) 556-3636
April is an Advancement Officer whose territory consists of Chicago, Peoria and Rockford, as well as Minnesota, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin and the San Francisco area.

 

April Bridges

 

Associate Director of Development

Karen Campbell
kcampbe1@iwu.edu
309-556-1077
Karen is an Advancement Officer who works with alumni and friends in Champaign, Chicago and Decatur, as well as Atlanta, St. Louis and Texas.

   
     

Associate Director of Development

Celeste Flachsbart
cflachsb@iwu.edu
(480) 831-2489
Celeste is an Advancement Officer who works primarily with alumni and friends in the Southwest. She is responsible for the University's fundraising activities in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas.

 
     

Associate Director of Development

Chris Murray, '91
cmurray@iwu.edu
(309) 556-3305
Chris, a 1991 IWU graduate, works with alumni and friends in Chicago, McLean County and the Quad Cities. He is also responsible for much of the University's fundraising activities in Arizona, California, Michigan and Ohio.

 

Chris Murray

 

Director of Grants and Foundation Relations

Carlo Robustelli
crobuste@iwu.edu
309-556-3058
Carlo supervises the Grants and Foundation Relations staff and is responsible for establishing initiatives to increase both restricted and unrestricted support from institutional grant makers.

  Carlo
     

Associate Director of the Wesleyan Fund for Annual Giving

Van Miller, '04
vmiller@iwu.edu
309-556-3127
Van works to implement the goals of the Wesleyan Fund's Strategic Plan, specifically those that strive to increase awareness among alumni and current students about the importance of consistent participation in the Wesleyan Fund.

  Van