Institutional Advancement Team

Institutional Advancement Team

 

Vice President for Institutional Advancement
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Laura proudly serves as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Midland University, which she began in September 2021. A firm believer in education with a fundraising background, Laura has served in various higher education roles since 2013. She is passionate about working with the Advancement Team to connect alumni and friends to Midland University in a purposeful way to help advance and grow the institution, impacting the lives of students for years to come. Prior to joining the...Read more
Annual Giving Officer
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Katie is the Annual Giving Officer for Midland University. She is a native Nebraskan with deep ties to Midland. She and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Chatters '02, met at Midland and got married on campus in Clemmons Hall. They have two beautiful girls and live in Omaha. For the past ten years, she worked for the Nebraska Legislature, which has given her an in-depth view of campaign organizing and a strong human relations platform. She is looking forward to cultivating new energy for the university...Read more
Alumni Coordinator and Events Specialist
402-941-6055
Kristen has been channeling the Warrior spirit since joining the development team in October 2015 as Alumni Coordinator and Events Specialist. Instead of dividing her time between what she loves and how she works, she believes in combining the two to make a career. An early love for non-profit work led to a career in fundraising and volunteer management. Later, Kristen was able to serve the community in a more active role as a service learning administrator at a small college in Iowa,...Read more
Database and Research Associate
Jackie grew up in a military family, but considers Bellevue, Nebraska home. She graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.S. in Communication Studies. She loves spending time with her daughter, Mia, watching Masterclasses, learning to dance, and photography.Read more
Business Development & Events Specialist
402-941-6094
Emma was born and raised in small-town David City, NE. Being the middle child of five, it was always organized chaos growing up! Her favorite memories from her childhood were going on family vacations in their RV, going to Wilber Czech Days every year, and playing outside with her siblings. With having three sisters and one brother, there was always someone to keep her company and hang out with. Emma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with Concentrations in Marketing...Read more
Director of Major Gifts
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Steve is an experienced fundraiser having worked in higher education development since 2005. Most recently, he was the Senior Director of Philanthropy and Planned Giving at Albion College, in Albion, Michigan. He has also held similar positions at Kalamazoo College and Hope College in Michigan. Steve holds a Certified Fundraising Management (CFRM) certificate from the Lily School of Philanthropy at Indiana University and the Certified Estate Planner (CEP) designation since 2013. He has been an...Read more