Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Welcome to Mount St. Mary's College's Division of Institutional Advancement.
We are dedicated to furthering the mission and reputation of the Mount—and are proud to be a part of an institution that provides an excellent education to a wide variety of deserving students, from traditional undergraduate and graduate-level students to working adults looking to earn their first degree.
To support the College and its students, Institutional Advancement includes the following departments, which are involved in friend raising, fund raising, and community engagement:
Your gift to the Mount—no matter the size—is greatly appreciated. Whether you are giving to the Mount Fund, contributing to or starting a scholarship fund, or pledging a gift in your estate plans, your generosity gives Mount students the best opportunity to become tomorrow’s leaders.
If you have any questions or ideas to share, please do not hesitate to contact anyone on our staff, which is listed below.
On behalf of the entire College community, we thank you for your interest and support.
vice president for institutional advancement
assistant vice president for institutional advancement
Jeanne Ruiz '63
director of engagement and donor relations
Leilani Ford '10 MA
assistant director of alumnae relations
alumnae relations fax 213.477.2763
director of annual giving
director of planned giving
Claudia Preza '07
gift planning officer
Christina Quezada '09
annual giving coordinator
assistant director of prospect research and management
Esther Diaz '09
institutional advancement assistant
development office fax 213.477.2763
assistant director, institutional giving
corporate, foundation, and government relations fax 213.477.2763
director of communications and marketing
Pia Abelgas Orense
assistant director of communications and marketing
manager of communications and marketing
Web Specialist, Assistant
public relations fax 213.477.2544
Heather Schraeder '07 MA
director of special events and public programs
coordinator, special events and public programs
director of advancement services
advancement services fax 213.477.2544