Stewardship and Donor Relations

Office of Advancement
Mary E. Woolley Hall, lower level
Phone: 413-538-2032  |  800-MHC-GIVE
Fax: 413-538-2371
Email: giving@mtholyoke.edu

For correspondence: To make a gift:
Office of Advancement
Mount Holyoke College
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
Office of Advancement
Mount Holyoke College
PO Box 889
South Hadley, MA 01075-0889

Directors

Karen O'Connell

Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations

Karen O'Connell works with colleagues on the Advancement team and other campus partners to deliver information and experiences to Mount Holyoke College donors that illustrate the deep and lasting impact of their contributions to the College and that engage them with our mission.

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Amy Crysel

Assistant Director of Donor Relations

As Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations, Amy Crysel provides meaningful stewardship to major gift donors and prospects and manages memorial and tribute giving programs. She is responsible for managing named spaces campus-wide, developing donor recognition opportunities, and collaborating with colleagues in Advancement to provide engagement opportunities.

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M. J. Maccardini

Associate Director of Philanthropic Engagement and Endowment Administration

As Associate Director of Philanthropic Engagement and Endowment Administration, M.J. Maccardini is responsible for annual reporting to donors on endowed funds that support scholarships, professorships, departments and centers. She works closely with faculty and staff across campus to develop comprehensive reports that demonstrate to donors the impact of their gifts to Mount Holyoke.

Staff

Kaia Zimmerman

Donor Relations Coordinator

As Donor Relations Coordinator, Kaia Zimmerman supports all functions of the stewardship and donor relations team, including acknowledgement and other correspondence, donor recognition and coordination of memorial gifts, data management, and special events. She works with partners across campus to effectively share news and information with Mount Holyoke College’s generous donors.

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