Advancement Office

The Advancement Office at SLUH ensures the vision of Ignatian education remains viable for students today and tomorrow. It plans and administers programs and activities that advance the school's mission and reputation, while fulfilling the financial objectives established by the Board of Trustees.

Who should you contact?

  • Alumni Board: Joe Patke
  • Alumni Day of Service: Ben DuMont
  • Alumni Golf Tournament: Joe Patke
  • Alumni Reunions: Joe Patke, Patti Webb
  • Alumni Phonathons: Joe Patke
  • Alumni Publications (U.HIGHlights, President’s Report): Ben DuMont
  • Annual Giving: John Penilla
  • CASHBAH: Melissa Jones, Patti Webb
  • Corporate Matching Gifts: Donna Sokolowski
  • Fathers’ Club: Connie Leinauer
  • Leadership Gifts: Melissa Jones
  • Mothers’ Club: Connie Leinauer
  • Parent Giving: John Penilla
  • Planned Giving: Melissa Jones
  • Public Relations: Ben DuMont
  • Scholarship Golf Classic: John Penilla, Donna Sokolowski
  • Scholarships: Melissa Jones
  • Stock Gifts: Donna Sokolowski
  • Strategic Planning: Ben DuMont
  • Web Site, 1818 Insider: Ben DuMont
Beth Chipley

Beth Chipley

Campaign Coordinator
Ben DuMont

Ben DuMont

Class of 1992
Director of Communications
Melissa Jones , CFRE

Melissa Jones , CFRE

Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Connie Leinauer

Connie Leinauer

Advancement Department Assistant
Joe Patke

Joe Patke

Director of Alumni Relations & Data
John Penilla

John Penilla

Class of 1999
Director of Annual Giving, Head Coach, JV Water Polo, ASC 16
Donna Sokolowski

Donna Sokolowski

Advancement Department Assistant
Patti Webb

Patti Webb

Events Coordinator
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