How to Contact University Advancement

University Advancement Services at Nova Southeastern University is grateful for the generous support the university receives from donors like you. We value our partnerships with our donors as we work toward improving our community and the world through research, education, and charitable missions.

Our team is happy to help you with anything you may need and answer any questions. Please do not hesitate to reach out. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Executive Staff

Members of the Executive Staff oversee the operations of Advancement and Alumni services and events.

Terry J. Mularkey
VP, University Advancement and Chief of Staff
(954) 262-2114

Michael Mominey
Director of Athletics/Associate VP of Advancement
(954) 262-8250

Allison Shambora
Associate Director, University Advancement
(954) 262-2025

Alissa Hechter
Assistant VP, Development and Engagement
(954) 262-2408

Efraim Hernandez
Assistant VP, Advancement Services & Operations
(954) 262-2113

Richard Lassiter
Community Advancement Liaison
(954) 262-2135

Development and Alumni Engagement

Members of Alumni Relations manage the NSU Alumni Association, which develops, coordinates, and promotes programs that keep alumni connected and engaged with NSU and each other.

Members of Annual Giving and Development manage annual donations and societies, as well as University development.

Alissa Hechter
Assistant VP, Development and Alumni Engagement
(954) 262-2408

Andria Cunningham
Executive Director of Development & Alumni Engagement
(954) 262-2144

Anna Sorensen
Advancement Officer - South Florida
(954) 262-2121

Emily Kopas
Major Gift Officer
(954) 262-2165

Isabella Soublette
Director of Alumni Relations
(954) 262-2116

Jenny Powers
Sr. Director of Development, Museum of Art
(954) 262-0245

Kristen Anti
Associate Director,
Alumni Relations and Annual Fund Communications
(954) 262-2132

Laura Arvilli
Business Operations Manager
(954) 262-2162

Marco Urquidi
Assistant Director, Annual Fund
(954) 262-2032

Michaeleen Graham
Senior Director of Development,
Corporate and Foundation Relations
(954) 262-2127

Renee Johnson
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
(954) 262-2108

Rick Roach
Advancement Officer - Orlando Regional Campus
(407) 625-1275

Shannon Wayte
Executive Director, NSU Health
(954) 262-2179

Shari Meehan
Senior Director of Development and Planned Giving
(954) 262-1510

Sheriann Namer
Advancement Officer - Palm Beach Regional Campus
(754) 214-7044

Shu Zhen Bernardin
Director, Annual Fund
(954) 262-2103

Steven Abbott
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
(954) 262-2409

Susanne Marshall
Executive Director of Development
(954) 262-3014

Ambassadors Board and Fellows Society

This team manages operations for the Susie and Alan B. Levan Ambassadors Board and the Fellows Society.

Stan Linnick
Senior Director, Susie and Alan B. Levan Ambassadors Board
(954) 262-2110

Sharon McCaslin
Associate Director, NSU Levan Ambassadors Board and Fellow Society
(954) 262-2105

Advancement Services and Operations

Advancement Services and Operations is responsible for processing gifts and entering them into NSU’s financial record system.

Efraim Hernandez
Assistant VP, Advancement Services and Operations
(954) 262-2113

Michelle Sternecker
Associate Director, Advancement Operations
(954) 262-2065

Camile Moseley
Assistant Director, Advancement Services
(954) 262-2137

June DeRico-Moncada
Gift Processing Assistant
(954) 262-2117

Priscilla Espinoza
Advancement Services Coordinator
(954) 262-2133

Prospect Development

Prospect Development strategically collaborates with gift officers and development leaders to ensure fundraising efforts are focused on working with the best donors for NSU’s mission.

Melissa (Missy) Garner
Director, Prospect Development
(954) 262-2123

Dominic Bortot
Associate Director, Prospect Development
(954) 262-2071

John (Max) Burns
Coordinator, Prospect Development
(954) 262-2161

Donor Relations and Stewardship

Through meaningful and timely interactions with NSU donors, such as gift acceptance, acknowledgements, communications, gift stewardship, gift reporting, and public donor recognition, the NSU Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship, as part of the University Advancement Department of Advancement Services and Operations, and in collaboration with colleagues across NSU, helps NSU efficiently raise and use gifts from donors to further the university’s mission.

Elaina Ozrovitz
Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship
(954) 262-2111

Saara Juman
Donor Relations Coordinator
(954) 262-2120

Special Events and Community Partnerships

The Office of Special Events and Community Partnerships works to foster community connections between NSU and its alumni, friends, generous donors, and local nonprofit organizations through large, inclusive University events.

Rhonda Ritchie
Sr. Director of Advancement, Special Events & Community Partnerships
(954) 262-2174

Dawn Howard
Director of Special Events and Community Partnerships
(954) 262-2147

Alexandria Gomulka
Assistant Director Special Events & Community Partnerships
(954) 262-2129

NSU and You

A gift to NSU is a gift of preeminence