Giving

Meet Our Staff

William Roberts

  • Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement
  • Vice President, Michigan Tech Fund
Mary Stevens

Mary Stevens

  • Assistant to the Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Karla Aho

Karla Aho

  • Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Gift Planning
  • Corporate Secretary, Michigan Tech Fund
Carol Argentati

Carol Argentati

  • Administrative Assistant for Donor Relations & Alumni Engagement
Cindy Asiala

Cindy Asiala

  • Gift Processor
Jennifer Biekkola

Jennifer Biekkola

  • Director of Annual Giving
Laurie Buschell

Laurie Buschell

  • Gift Processor
Gisele Colarossi

Gisele Colarossi

  • Director, Michigan Tech Fund Accounting
Jim Desrochers

Jim Desrochers

  • Director of Advancement, College of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences & College of Computing
  • Corporate & Foundation Liaison

About Jim

  • He is a 2-time Michigan Tech Alumnus - 1989 BS Electrical Engineering 2016 MBA
  • He worked for several companies before joining Michigan Tech and has worked in Career Services and Corporate Relations
  • He enjoys exploring the Waterfalls and hiking trails in the Keweenaw
     
Wes Frahm

Wes Frahm

  • Director of Advancement & Alumni Communications
Lorrie Graff

Lorrie Graff

  • Advancement Services Coordinator
Eric Halonen

Eric Halonen

  • Assistant Vice President for Principal Gifts
Kevin Kainulainen

Kevin Kainulainen

  • Assistant Director of Advancement Information Systems
Cody Kangas

Cody Kangas

  • Director of Corporate Relations
Dale Kero

Dale Kero

  • Director of Advancement, College of Engineering
Marney Kloote

Marney Kloote

  • Director of Advancement, College of Engineering
Ben Larson

Ben Larson

  • Director of Advancement, College of Sciences and Arts
Jodi Lehman

Jodi Lehman

  • Executive Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
Shannon Meller

Shannon Meller

  • Development Researcher
Sue Mello

Sue Mello

  • Financial Assistant—Michigan Tech Fund
Suzanne Morin

Suzanne Morin

  • Executive Director of Financial Services & Operations and Controller
  • Controller's Office
Paula Nutini

Paula Nutini

  • Assistant Vice President of Donor Relations & Alumni Engagement
Alicia O'Grady

Alicia O'Grady

  • Manager of Alumni & Student Programs
Mike Olson

Mike Olson

  • Assistant Director for Market Development
Dawn Pichette

Dawn Pichette

  • Administrative Aide 7
Brenda Rudiger

Brenda Rudiger

  • Assistant Vice President of Advancement Services
Heather Sander

Heather Sander

  • Assistant Director of Alumni Programming
Darcy Way

Darcy Way

  • Director of Advancement, Athletics
Bryant Weathers

Bryant Weathers

  • Director of Advancement, College of Engineering

About Bryant

  • A born and raised Yooper who never left, Bryant graduated Michigan Tech in 2010 with a BS in Scientific and Technical Communications with a Media Certificate. 
  • He enjoys hiking, biking, running, paddling, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing with his wife and two sons, Mason and Cole.
Lorraine Young

Lorraine L. Young

  • Assistant Director for Gift Planning
  • Lean Facilitator