Director of Development Operations
Mark has over 20 years of experience working in wide range of areas which include Advancement Services, Development Operations, Donor Relations and Prospect Research/Management. Prior to joining Stetson University, he held various positions at the University of Scranton, UCF, Kansas State University and the University of Rhode Island. Most recently, he worked for several years in the healthcare industry.
In that time, he has been involved in five successful capital campaigns as well as co-chaired two database conversions while at the University of Rhode Island and UCF. He has been a frequent presenter at various CASE and APRA conferences on a wide range of subjects in areas of data management, development operations and prospect research/identification. He currently serves on the advisory board for the Prospect Research Institute, is past president of APRA-Florida and is an active member of both AASP and APRA.
He holds two degrees from King’s College and has performed post-graduate work at the both King’s College and the University of Scranton in his native Pennsylvania where he is also a former registered fundraising consultant.
In July 2016, Andrew joined the Development Operations department as a data analyst. He maintains the functionality and integrity of the donor data and is responsible for the reporting needs of the department. Andrew first came to Stetson University in November 2013 and worked in the financial aid and enrollment area.
Prior to Stetson, Andrew worked for the University of Central Florida Foundation managing the donor database and for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, where he was tasked with searching for patterns and trends in criminal activity in the Duval County area. Andrew has a B.A in Russian Language and Political Science from Florida State University and an M.A. in International Studies from the University of Connecticut. Andrew has been married to Desiree since 2010, and they have two sons, James and Jacob.
Associate Director for Development Operations
Jan has worked at Stetson since 1998 and keeps the data current in constituent records. This includes collaborating with the Information Technology team on data issues, entering and correcting daily information updates, new parent and new graduate roll-over procedures, mailing address verification through an NCOA process, and assisting with preparation of the VSE/CAE industry report.
Senior Gift Accountant
Sandy has been with Stetson for 27 years in Development Operations and is responsible for charitable gift accounting. Sandy brings to Stetson 10 years of banking experience. She is a DeLand native, and her husband, Alan, is a Stetson graduate. Together they volunteer at various organizations and events such as Cracker Day for the Volusia County Cattlemen’s Association and as founding members of the Central Florida Hunting Retriever Club.