Meet The Staff

 


 

Bill McCausland, M.B.A. '96
Executive Director
Bill directs the organization in serving its members and engaging USF's 300,000+ alumni.
(813) 974-1868

Alumni Outreach Team



Christina Cameron, '04, M.A. '13

Asst. Director, Alumni Engagement & Travel
Christina advises alumni chapters, plans Alumni Association events and manages the Bull Explorers alumni travel program.
(813) 974-8842


Jenny Cater

Alumni Program Coordinator

Jenny's role includes planning Alumni Association events and providing board administration support.
(813) 974-9127


Katie Giglio, M.Ed. '02

Asst. Director, Chapters & Societies
Katie's advises alumni societies and Tampa Bay area alumni chapters and manages the Fast 56 awards program.
(813) 974-2903


Tyrone Gray, '13

Student Relations Officer
Tyrone advises alumni networks and manages student engagement programs, including the Student Alumni Association and Commencement activities.
(813) 974-1936

Nikki Cureton
Nikki Cureton

International Alumni Officer
Nikki oversees engagement and efforts for our international alumni.
(813) 974-8113



LaToya Wider 

Asst. Director, Student Relations
LaToya oversees the Alumni Association's student programming activities, including the USF Ambassadors and scholarships.
(813) 974-1877


Heather Weisbrod
Asst. Director, Alumni Engagement
Advises regional alumni chapters outside of the immediate Tampa Bay area.


Heidi Hamlin, '07
Alumni Officer, USF St. Petersburg
Heidi oversees engagement efforts for the St. Petersburg campus including events, alumni groups, and student activities.
(727) 873-4259


Jay Riley
Director of Alumni Programs, USF Sarasota-Manatee
Jay oversees alumni activities and student involvement at the Sarasota-Manatee campus
(941) 359-4694

Membership Development & Member Services

Kathy Bunch
Membership Director
Kathy directs the membership team and is responsible for membership development and affinity partnerships. She also is liaison to the Membership Committee.
(813) 974-1850

Will Candler
Senior Marketing and Communications Officer 
Responsibilities include assisting with marketing projects, membership programs, affinity partnerships, and the Bulls License Plate program.
(813) 974-0338

Melissa Armstrong '11, M.P.A. '16
Communications & Marketing Officer
Responsibilities include assisting with marketing projects and membership programs.
(813) 974-6099

Alumni Communications


Rita B. Kroeber, Ph.D.
Alumni Communications Director
Rita provides strategic direction for communications that connect alumni and provide them with the tools they need to help USF and students succeed.
(813) 974-6312

Penny Carnathan '82 
Assistant Communications Director

Penny's responsibilities include writing and editing the Association's member magazine USF,  AlumNews e-newsletter, other collateral, as well as its online news at usfalumni.org.
(813) 974-0907

Ryke Cordisco
Communications/Graphic Design
Ryke's primary responsibilities include alumni email communications and print and web-based graphic design for digital media, newsletters, signage and alumni websites.
(813) 974-8497

Development

Kemel Thompson '96 
Director of Development

Kemel leads the association's Endowment and donor programs and handles stewardship.
(813) 974-1891

Financial Management

Melissa Schaeffer '02 
Finance Director
Responsibilities include budget preparation, financial analysis and reporting, and liaison to the Finance Committee.
(813) 974-7224

Ann Wolfe '88, M.Acc. '91 
Finance

Responsibilities include assisting with financial management and reporting.
(813) 974-9114

Gibbons Alumni Center

Yvette Harden
Facility Reservations
Yvette handles Alumni Center reservations and serves as the building receptionist.
(813) 974-9110

Bob Herron '05, M.Ed. '07
Facility Manager
Bob directs the Alumni Center facility operations.
(813) 974-9038