Institutional Advancement 

The MCLA Office of Institutional Advancement includes development, the annual fund, alumni relations, conference planning, grants, and athletics and the MCLA Foundation, Inc. These departments work together to support the goal of advancing the mission of the College. 

Mailing Address 
Office of Institutional Advancement

375 Church Street 
North Adams, MA 01247

Physical Location
Office of Institutional Advancement
228 East Main Street
North Adams, MA 01247

Toll Free: 888.677.6252
Phone: 413.662.5224

Fax: 413.662.5260


Institutional Advancement Staff 


Robert "Bob" P. Ziomek '89

Vice President of Institutional Advancement
(413) 662-5229


Christina Kelly 

Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement
(413) 662-5229



Joshua Mendel

Director of Corporate Engagement and Strategic Partnerships
(413) 662-5409


Marc Morandi MBA '90

Senior Director of Development and Advancement Operations
(413) 662-5221


Jami Pytko '03, MBA '13

Advancement Operations Coordinator
(413) 662-5072


Taylor Graziola‎ '16

Advancement Operations Assistant
(413) 662-5224


Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations 

Kate Gigliotti

Director of Alumni Engagement
and Donor Relations
(413) 662-5074


Shannon Cahill '18

Alumni Communications and Engagement Associate
(413) 662-5392


Institutional Grants Staff

Lynette Bond

Institutional Grant Coordinator
(413) 662-5106


Samantha Cocove

CASE Resident
(413) 662-5071



Athletics Development and Communications Staff 

Jeff Puleri MBA '12

Assistant Athletic Director for Development and Communications
(413) 662-5403



Annual Fund & Special Gifts Staff 

Ryan Senecal

Director of Annual Giving and Special Gifts
(413) 662-5220


Amanda Meczywor '15

Annual Giving Associate
(413) 662-5391



Conference Planning Staff

Jackie Kelly '17

Coordinator of Conferences
and Campus Events
(413) 662-5185




Communications Coordinator

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