Institutional Advancement Team

Institutional Advancement Team

 

Vice President for Institutional Advancement
402-941-6523
Raised as a “small town girl” hailing from roots in Beemer, Nebraska and becoming a true Fremonter at a very early age, Jessica grew to understand the importance of faith, family, hard work, and community. These values are what have propelled Jessica’s career choices and have led to a meaningful profession in philanthropy and non-profit management. Jessica describes God’s hand at work in the blessing to come back to the Fremont community in 2010, as executive director of the Fremont Area...Read more
Annual Giving Officer
402-941-6053
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
Director of Major Gifts
269-300-9811
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
Business Development Manager
402-941-6528
Born, raised and still growing where her roots are planted, Brenda is proud to be a lifelong Fremonter! Brenda earned her BA in Journalism in 2007 from Midland University while being involved in many campus activities. Following her graduation, she enjoyed numerous leadership roles at Hy-Vee, and most recently was the Events Coordinator for the Fremont location. Ecstatic for the opportunity to begin a career at her Alma Mater, she returned to Midland in May, 2015 as an Admissions Counselor...Read more