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Mission Statement

The mission of Advancement Services is to provide information services to the Lehigh community that support and enhance the advancement operations of the university.

Our Services

  • Gift processing
  • Guidance on CASE and IRS regulations
  • Records management
  • Information systems management
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Prospect research
  • Prospect portfolio management
  • Event planning, logistics, and operations
  • Training on information systems and organizational processes
  • Project management

Our Teams

Tom Chaves

Assistant Vice President, Advancement Services
(610) 758-6362
thc208@lehigh.edu

Information Processing

Karen Sims

Director, Information Processing
(610) 758-5727
kas507@lehigh.edu

Jessica Kuder

Information Processing Assistant
(610) 758-1285
jmk313@lehigh.edu

Paige Mathison

Information Processing Assistant
(610) 758-1329
ppm213@lehigh.edu

Bonnie Mesler

Coordinator, Advancement Services
(610) 758-4673
bom2@lehigh.edu

Marisol Metcalf

Coordinator, Advancement Services
(610) 758-4742
mqm3@lehigh.edu

Nae-chen Wang

Coordinator, Advancement Services
(610) 758-5351
ncw2@lehigh.edu

Information Systems

Sean Shappell

Director, Information Systems
(610) 758-5814
ses211@lehigh.edu

Cynthia Friend

Information Specialist
(610) 758-4419
clf191@lehigh.edu

Elias Makhoul

Information Specialist
(610) 758-6525
eam308@lehigh.edu

Jenny Stracke

Systems Specialist
(601) 758-5735
jas814@lehigh.edu

Prospect Research

Sharon Upton

Director, Research
(610) 758-6166
slu2@lehigh.edu

Stephanie Arantowicz

Senior Development Researcher
(610) 758-5534
sma13@lehigh.edu

Maureen Eisenhard

Research Analyst
(610) 758-3128
mae207@lehigh.edu

Debbie Snyder

Development Research Analyst
(610) 758-5688
desd@lehigh.edu

Jaclyn Jaeger

Prospect Management Analyst
(610) 758-5551
jej314@lehigh.edu

Advancement and University Events

Stephanie Bodnar

Coordinator, Advancement and University Events
(610) 758-3898
stb9@lehigh.edu

Sara Messick

Assistant Director, Advancement and University Events
(610) 758-4759
sam313@lehigh.edu

Ruby Scott

Operations Coordinator, Advancement and University Events
(610) 758-5292
rls304@lehigh.edu

Training

Robin Dougherty

Training Manager
(610) 758-2833
rol5@lehigh.edu

Project Management

Charles Thomasset

Project Manager
(610) 758-4515
cht413@lehigh.edu