Our Staff

Our Staff

We look forward to speaking with you about your gift, answering your questions or helping you register for an event.

 


Vice President
 

Charlie Cardillo
Email: ccardillo@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2637
Fax: (323) 341-4946

 

Deidre 'Deedee' Uchiyamada
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Email: duchiyamada@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2637
Fax: (323) 341-4946


Alumni and Parent Engagement

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-11
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Email: alumni@oxy.edu
Main Phone: (323) 259-2601
Fax: (323) 341-4962

 

Monika Moore
Director of the Oxy Alumni Association
Email: mmoore2@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2678

 

Alisa Fishbach '87
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement
Email: fishbach@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 341-4782

 

Margot Clifford '12
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Affinity
Email: mclifford@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1424

 

Susy Barraza
Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, Regional
Email: sbarraza@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2567

Loralee Ocasio
Engagement Coordinator
Email: ocasio@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2567

 

Kathy Lopez
Engagement Assistant
Email: klopez2@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2619

 

Oxy Fund

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-34
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Email: annualgiving@oxy.edu
Main Phone: (800) 359-9151 or (323) 259-2604
Fax: (323) 341-4868
 

Elizabeth Hersh
Director of the Oxy Fund
Email: ehersh@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1363

 

Lisa Talbert
Associate Director of the Oxy Fund, Reunion Giving
Email: ltalbert@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1349

 

Caroline Kim-Palacios
Associate Director of the Oxy Fund, Leadership Gifts
Email: ckimpalacios@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2606

Casey Landry
Associate Director of the Oxy Fund, Leadership Gifts         
Email: landryc@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2602

Linneen Warren
Assistant Director of the Oxy Fund, Telefund
Email: lwarren2@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1445

 


Major Gifts

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-36
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 259-2685
Fax: (323) 341-4945
 

Elizabeth Kennedy
Special Advisor to the President, Advancement
Email: ekennedy@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1485

 

Denise Frost
Senior Director of Major Gifts
Email: dfrost@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2615

 

Kim Beattie
Associate Director of Major Gifts, Discovery
Email: kbeattie@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 341-4021

 

Gift Planning

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-36
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 259-2644
 

Shannon Yasman
Director of Gift Planning
Email: syasman@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1357

 

Patrice Cablayan
Associate Director of Gift Planning
Email: pcablayan@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2514

 

Kelsey Picken
Assistant Director of Gift Planning
Email: kpicken@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2589

 

Lindsay Trumbull
Gift Planning Operations Coordinator
Email: trumbull@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2644

 

Office for Strategic Initiatives

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-44
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Fax: (323) 341-4868

Carola Donnerhak
Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives 
Email: donnerhak@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1436

 

Miki Springsteen '86
Director of Major Gifts Administration and Stewardship
Email: mspringsteen@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2664
 

Courtney Robertson
Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives and Faculty Support
Email: croberston@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1406

 

Allison KeelerAllison Keeler 
Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives and Foundation Relations
Email: akeeler@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 341-4050

Desa Beslic
Development Coordinator
Email: dbeslic@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1367

 

 

Donor Engagement

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-46
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Fax: (323) 341-4967
 

Suzy LaCroix
Executive Director, Campaign Planning
Email: lacroix@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2601
 

Marisela Ramirez
Assistant to the Executive Director, Campaign Planning
Email: mramirez3@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 341-4022
 

Debbie Afar '10
Director of Donor Relations
Email: dafar@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2626

 

Charlene Ho '01
Associate Director of Donor Relations
Email: hoc@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2607
 

Amy Reyes
Associate Director of Engagement Events
Email: areyes@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1456

 

Leanne Sappington
Assistant Director of Engagement Events
Email: lsappington@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2733
 

Culley Johnson
Associate Director of Engagement Communications
Email: cjohnson2@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1342

 

Sabrina Alfaro
Senior Coordinator, Engagement Communications
Email: salfaro@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1465

 

Advancement Services

Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road
Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center 100, Los Angeles, CA 90041
 

Jennie Marie Petrini
Director of Advancement Operations
Email: jpetrini@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2885

 

Mandi Matz
Associate Director of Prospect Research and Management
Email: mmatz@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1339

 

Danielle Brown
Senior Research and Prospect Management Specialist
Email: dbrown2@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2926

 

Felicia Garcia
Research and Prospect Management Specialist
Email: fgarcia@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1479

 

Beverly Dukes
Report Writer
Email: bdukes@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2970

 

Megan Simpson
Gift Processor
Email: msimpson@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1402

 

Marian Ko
Data Control Coordinator
Email: mko@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1435

 

Carol Milki
Senior Coordinator, Data Management
Email: cmilki@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-2968

 

Ileana Valencia
Operations Assistant
Email: ivalenci@oxy.edu
Phone: (323) 259-1478

 

Gift Acceptance, Stock Transfers, Gift Designation Changes and Address Changes

For a faster response, please feel free to contact us via email. The appropriate area for your needs will respond within 24 hours.
Mailing Address: Occidental College, 1600 Campus Road M-45
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Email: advancementservices@oxy.edu
Main Phone: (323) 259-2968
Fax: (323) 341-4896