Advancement Administration Staff Listing

Les Cook

Vice President for Student Affairs and Advancement

Adjunct Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Administration Building 505

William Roberts

Associate Vice President of Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Huntington Bank Building 704
Eric Halonen

Eric Halonen

Assistant Vice President for Advancement

Vice President, Michigan Tech Fund

Huntington Bank Building 707


  • Oversee Advancement Officers team and Office of Gift Planning
  • Advancement liaison for Graduate School, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
Paula Nutini

Paula Nutini

Director of Stewardship and Annual Giving

205 Alumni House


  • Coordinate all donor and alumni campus visits
  • Manage lifetime giving societies and clubs
  • Direct student thank you note programs
  • Oversee the Presidential Council of Alumnae
  • Direct all annual giving efforts including the campus campaign, and designated philanthropy days
Karla Aho

Karla Aho

Director of Gift Planning

Huntington Bank Building 609


  • Engage alumni and friends in furthering Michigan Tech's mission and programs through financial support and other activities
Gail Mroz

Gail Mroz

Stewardship Officer

Huntington Bank Building 702


  • Assist in all presidential stewardship assignments
  • Coordinate major giving thank you calling program
  • Assist with stewardship of non-scholarship endowments including chair and faculty positions
  • Coordinate presidential donor events on and off campus
  • Meet with department chairs and other beneficiaries of endowments to coordinate stewardship