The Alumni and Development Office
David Pond P’92,’98
Associate Head of School
for Alumni Affairs and Development
email@example.com / 413-774-1585
David guides the department in carrying out the goals of the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association. He also works with the Head of School and her Senior Staff in carrying out the daily responsibilities of the Academy.
Robert (Guy) Ardrey
Senior Capital Gifts Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1592
Guy works with alumni who are interested in making a capital gift to Deerfield. He helps formulate and implement strategies toward the closing of leadership gifts that will assist the Academy in meeting its program goals.
William (Bill) Barry ’77 P’11,’15
Director of Parent Giving
email@example.com / 413-774-1587
Bill manages fundraising efforts focused on parents and grandparents with the help of over 100 parent volunteers each year. His work also includes major gift relationships and coordination of campus and regional events for parents.
Jennifer (Jenn) Bealer
Administrative Assistant to Annual Giving
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1460
Jenn coordinates and produces all communications and reporting to and from class volunteers. She also has specific oversight of the Grand Classes (post 50th Reunion) and their ongoing annual giving success. Jenn is also responsible for class notes.
email@example.com / 413-774-1455
Cheryl is responsible for gift and pledge entry, as well as matching gift processing. She also assists in the maintenance of biographical information.
Senior Capital Gifts Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1593
Suzanne works with alumni who are interested in making a capital gift to Deerfield. She helps formulate and implement strategies toward the closing of leadership gifts that will assist the Academy in meeting its program goals.
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Head of School for Alumni Affairs and Development
email@example.com / 413-774-1465
Kathy assists David with correspondence, scheduling, travel arrangements and communication needs, as well as many other areas of general organization and management of the Alumni Office.
Assistant Director for Annual Giving
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1466
Evan works with class volunteers from 1967-1982 (35th, 40th, 45th Reunions) to organize alumni solicitation and annual giving participation.
Betsey Dickson ’94
Assistant Director for Annual Giving
email@example.com / 413-774-1469
Betsey works with class volunteers from 1994-2012 (5th, 10th, 15th Reunions) to organize alumni solicitation and annual giving participation. She manages the Senior Class Green and White Program, our general appeals, our online reporting tool, and our phonathons.
Director of Administrative Services
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1839
Debra is responsible for administrative services in support of the fundraising efforts of the academy, including the database, reporting, gift accounting, and technology.
Data Entry Coordinator
email@example.com / 413-774-1464
Lisa is responsible for maintaining our constituents’ biographical information. She also assists in gift and pledge entry.
Jennifer (Jenny) Hammond P’15
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1801
Jenny oversees the Deerfield Clubs, encouraging broad involvement to create a strong presence in particular geographic areas. She also coordinates reunion programming for the 20th through 45th reunions and assists the Director of Alumni Relations with on and off campus events.
Manager of Database Services
email@example.com / 413-774-1462
Helen supervises data entry and acts as our department information technology liaison. In addition, she focuses on report development and systems training.
Director of Information & Stewardship Associate
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1591
Jan projects the needs of the external fund raising staff and presents analyses on prospect data using the latest screening results available. Jan also works with the Office of Stewardship to create individual and group stewardship initiatives focusing on alumni and parents donors.
John Knight ’83
Director of Annual Giving and Development Operations
email@example.com / 413-774-1411
John oversees the work of the Annual Giving, Alumni Relations and Administrative Services teams. He also works directly with the Annual Giving National Chair and Steering Committee as well as class volunteers (20-30 years out) to organize alumni solicitation and annual giving participation in their classes.
Alumni Web Services and RSVP Coordinator
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1483
Jonathan supports the fundraising and alumni relations efforts of Deerfield Academy through coordination of the Alumni website and all department invitations, replies and related reporting.
Administrative Assistant to Parent and Capital Giving
email@example.com / 413-774-1463
Diane supports the work of William Barry, Director of Parent Giving, and the parent volunteers. She also provides comprehensive administrative support to two Senior Capital Gifts Officers.
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1467
Gwen communicates with donors of endowed funds regarding their investment and Deerfield’s efforts to honor the intent of their fund. She helps with preparation of the Annual Report, as well as individual reports to donors as needed. She also helps with the 50th Reunion yearbook.
Director of Gift Planning
email@example.com / 413-774-1872
What could your legacy at Deerfield look like? Brainstorm with Katherine on outright or planned gifts of all sizes based on your goals and resources. Options include: bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts, life insurance, retirement assets, real estate, closely held securities, pooled income fund, and tangible gifts such as art. Katherine oversees The Boyden Society, our legacy society for those who have included the Academy in their estate plans, and leads the 50th Reunion fundraising team.
Robert (Rob) Morgan
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1595
Rob researches, writes, edits, and proofreads documentation for department and academy-wide use, including brochures, mailings, appeals, invitations, directories, letters and other requested copies. He supports both the Alumni and Development staff and the Office of Communications.
Laura (Mimi) Morsman P’89
Director of Alumni Relations
email@example.com / 413-774-1586
Mimi sets the calendar and plans all alumni events on and off campus, especially Reunions and the Summer Institute. She also works with the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association and coordinates the 50th Reunion classes each year.
Administrative Assistant for Development
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1638
Jean assists the Director of Capital Giving / Campaign Director with correspondence, travel plans, as well as meeting and event scheduling. She also assists with research.
Terrence (Terry) O’Toole ’02
50th Reunion Capital Gifts Officer
email@example.com / 413-774-1642
Terry works with classes in anticipation of their 5oth Reunion to determine how they would like to support Deerfield in honor of this milestone event. His efforts include solicitation of leadership gifts as well as the coordination of volunteer solicitations for the class gift and annual giving. He also works with the Grand Classes, specifically the 55th and 60th Reunion classes.
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1458
Jessica manages and coordinates college visits to recent Deerfield graduates as well as develops events to keep our newly out of college young alumni involved with Deerfield. In addition, she manages some on-campus events (Convocation, Baccalaureate, etc.) as well as off-campus athletic events.
Administrative Assistant to Planned Giving and 50th Reunion
email@example.com / 413-774-1584
Jessica assists Linda with correspondence, scheduling, and travel arrangements, and helps her with planned giving proposals. She coordinates annuity payments, and tracks the 50th Reunion fundraising and Boyden Society memberships.
Senior Capital Gifts Officer
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1468
Ann works with alumni interested in making a capital gift to Deerfield. She helps formulate and implement strategies toward the closing of leadership gifts that will assist the Academy in meeting its program goals.
email@example.com / 413-774-1643
Susan is responsible for computer application and reporting development in support of the fundraising efforts of the Academy.
Margaret Temesvari ’92
Administrative Assistant to the Director of Alumni Relations
firstname.lastname@example.org / 413-774-1461
Margaret coordinates events and other correspondence and communications in support of the many alumni events each year. She also helps coordinate and track all Regional Club and Young Alumni events. Margaret is the key contact for all Reunion registrations, housing, travel, and other questions including the 50th reunion.
Director of Capital Giving/Campaign Director
email@example.com / 413-774-1871
Working with the capital giving team, Timm manages the program to engage alumni, parents and friends in support of capital fundraising initiatives. As campaign director, he works across the alumni/development department and with school and volunteer leadership to design and execute strategies to help lead the Academy’s efforts to successfully complete a comprehensive fundraising campaign.