A new Assistant Director of Annual Giving and a Publications Manager are among the newest faces on campus.
Geneva’s Department of Development is pleased to welcome Kristen Ortendahl to the new position of Assistant Director of Annual Giving. In addition to developing the annual fund master plan, Kristen will be working to build and cultivate relationships with students and young alumni.
Kristen previously served as a development associate at Grove City College, where she wrote grants, conducted prospect research and assisted with planning and hosting a variety of development events.
Kristen received her undergraduate degree in business management from Grove City College, and is currently earning her master’s in higher education at Geneva. Kristen is originally from Fredonia, New York.
Jenny Pichura recently joined Geneva’s Public Relations department as Publications Manager. Jenny’s responsibilities include college publications such as Geneva Magazine, Family Matters and @Geneva, as well as the writing and editing of a variety of other materials.
Prior to her employment at Geneva, Jenny worked in the public relations department at Akron Children’s Hospital. She also taught third- and fourth-grade literature and English composition at Heritage Study Center in Hudson, Ohio.
Jenny graduated from Geneva in 2005 with a degree in writing. She and her husband Mike live in Beaver Falls.