Staff Directory

Welcome to the staff directory for BGSU's division of University Advancement. If you are looking for someone not located on this page, or have general questions, please contact us toll free at 888-839-2586.


Shea McGrew

Position: Vice President for University Advancement/President & CEO, BGSU Foundation, Inc.
Phone: 419-372-2424
Email: smcgrew@bgsu.edu

Shea McGrew is vice president for University Advancement and president and chief executive officer of the BGSU Foundation, Inc. Prior to joining BGSU, he was vice president for advancement at Michigan Technological University where he oversaw the divisions of alumni relations, marketing and communications, and advancement. He also served as president of the university’s foundation, the Michigan Tech Fund. Shea previously served as vice president of university relations at Capital University in Columbus. He also served as director of development and major gifts for the University of Cincinnati Foundation. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Marietta College and a master’s degree from The Ohio State University.


Joy Kantner

Position: Administrative Assistant to the Vice President
Phone: 419-372-7706
Email: jkantne@bgsu.edu

Joy Kantner provides high-level, executive support to the vice president for University Advancement/president and CEO of BGSU Foundation, Inc. and the assistant vice president for University Advancement. She assists the vice president and the assistant vice president with a wide variety of responsibilities, including general administration of the Division of University Advancement, budget/contract preparation and talent acquisition. Serving as liaison between the vice president and University administration, faculty and staff, as well as the Foundation Board of Directors, she assists the vice president and assistant vice president with duties associated with fund-raising and donor meetings. In this position, she transmits decisions, assignments and directives and provides information to various University constituencies.


Cal Bowers

Position: Assistant Athletic Director for Special Projects and Major Gifts
Phone: 419-372-9446
Email: bcalvin@bgsu.edu

Cal Bowers ’96 is an Assistant Athletic Director for Special Projects and Major Gifts with a focus for BGSU Intercollegiate Athletics. He assumed this role in January of 2016 after serving as a director of development with liaison to the College of Health and Human Services since the spring of 2014.  Cal joined the University Advancement team in the fall of 2011 serving as the director of corporate and foundation relations. A former student athlete, Cal played football for BGSU from 1991- 95, starting for four years and serving as captain his senior year.


Stacie Enriquez

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-3878
Email: slschro@bgsu.edu

Stacie Enriquez '03 provides administrative support for the directors of development. She joined the University Advancement division in 2010 with 31 years of service to the BGSU Parking Services and University Police.


Karly Grilliot

Position: Director of Development
Phone: 419-372-4263
Email: karlyg@bgsu.edu

Karly Grilliot '08 is a director of development and liaison to alumni in Florida. Prior to this role Karly lived in Texas for several years while first serving an AmeriCorps term and later working for Habitat for Humanity. She is a native to Bowling Green and earned her bachelor's degree in Spanish from BGSU. While earning her bachelor's degree, Karly took advantage of the great study abroad programs that BGSU has to offer. She studied for a semester in England and an academic year in Spain. Karly is thrilled to be back in her home town and working for her beloved alma mater.


Stacey Hartley

Position: Senior Director of Development, Firelands College
Phone: 419-372-0719
Email: staceyh@bgsu.edu

Stacey Hartley is director of development and liaison at BGSU Firelands. She was previously director of development for The Ohio State University Heart Center at the OSU Medical Center. Stacey is energized by the culture of local support and involvement at BGSU Firelands. “Our history is rooted in community support, as area residents first raised more than $1 million in the campaign to create BGSU Firelands. Such inspiring passion to provide affordable education in this area continues today, and I'm humbled and honored to support those efforts.”


Ann Hoyt

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-7692
Email: ahoyt@bgsu.edu

Anna Marie Hoyt provides administrative support for the assistant vice president for development, as well as the director and the assistant director of annual giving.  She also provides support for the Campus Campaign and the Falcon Club.  She has more than 25 years of service at the University and before joining the Office of Development, she worked for Information Technology Services.


Mary Ellen Kellow

Position: Fund Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-7648
Email: mkellow@bgsu.edu

Mary Ellen Kellow is the fund coordinator. She drafts agreements, establishes new funds, and serves as the liaison between the colleges, financial aid and scholarship recipients. Mary Ellen earned her bachelor's degree in applied organizational technology from the University of Toledo and is a certified paralegal. She joined the Foundation in 2011 with more than 15 years of legal, banking and compliance experience. She previously worked in Student Financial Aid at BGSU, where she worked directly with students, parents and lenders.


Michael Lohr

Position: Senior Manager of Prospect Research
Phone: 419-372-6981
Email: lmlohr@bgsu.edu

Michael Lohr is a senior manager of prospect research. He has more than a decade of experience in research and prospect management experience spanning three successful capital campaigns. He earned his master's degree from National-Louis University, a bachelor's degree from Wheeling Jesuit University and an associate degree from West Virginia Northern Community College.


Ken McIntyre

Position: Director of Development
Phone: 419-372-7699
Email: kmcinty@bgsu.edu

Kenneth D. McIntyre Jr. is director of development and liaison for the College of Business Administration and works with alumni in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. He enjoys helping alumni and friends of BGSU explore their passions and ultimately discover new ways to support the University. “It is easy to see why donors continually invest in BGSU. It is apparent how passionate our faculty and staff are about developing students into knowledgeable, talented community leaders prepared for success in their fields,” he said.


Dan Meyer

Position: Associate AD for Development
Phone: 419-372-7057
Email: dbmeyer@bgsu.edu

Dan Meyer joined BGSU as Associate Athletics Director for Development in August of 2014. He provides direction and leadership to the Falcon Athletics development program, which includes fundraising efforts for all capital projects, scholarship endowment, annual giving and planned gifts as well as special events and the VarsityBG student-athlete alumni program.  Meyer is a member of the senior management team for BGSU Athletics, after serving previously in a variety of administrative roles over a 20-year career at the University of Wisconsin, Portland State University and Washington State University.


Jane Myers

Position: Assistant Director of Athletics for Development
Phone: 419-372-7062
Email: jbmyers@bgsu.edu

Jane Myers '92, '96 is assistant director of athletics for development. She earned her bachelor's degree in liberal studies and a master's degree in guidance and counseling at BGSU. She previously worked in admissions. She was president of the National Association of Athletic Development Directors (NAADD) and now serves on its executive committee. “Our University and the community are shaped by those who value the deep relationships that can be forged when people reach out to one another with their time, talent and treasure,” Jane said.

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Meredith Olson

Phone: 419-372-9213
Email: kmdevin@bgsu.edu

Meredith Olson is an associate director of development and liaison for the College of Health and Human Services. Prior to joining BGSU, Meredith spent 10 years working in advancement at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, most recently serving as Chief Advancement Officer for the School of Social Work. She earned her Ed.M in higher education administration in 2008 and her B.S. in psychology in 2003 at UIUC.


Holly Orlowski

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-7666
Email: hmorlow@bgsu.edu

Holly Orlowski '97 provides administrative support to directors of development. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education from BGSU in 1997. She joined University Advancement in 2011 after 10 years of service as the hall secretary for Offenhauer Residence Hall. “After seeing how undergraduate students benefit from the generosity of friends and alumni, I enjoy seeing how a University education and phenomenal campus experience inspires donors to give.”


Brittany Powell

Position: Director of Development
Phone: 419-372-9453
Email: bapowel@bgsu.edu

Brittany Powell is an Assistant Director of Development for the Office of the President. Prior to joining BGSU, she was a volunteer Assistant Coach for the Women's Basketball Team at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Brittany graduated from West Chester in 2013 where she earned a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and was a member of the basketball team. She worked closely with the Alumni Association during sporting events and headed or parcipated in other various fundraising opportunities as an athlete and a Resident Assistant.


Kirk Ross

Position: Director, Gift Planning
Phone: 419-372-7617
Email: ekross@bgsu.edu

Kirk Ross '01 is director of gift planning. He is a licensed attorney and certified trust and financial advisor. He helps donors develop tax and estate planning strategies to maximize the impact of their major gifts. Kirk earned dual bachelor's degrees in European studies and mathematics from Berry College. He earned dual master's degrees in history and German from BGSU, and his juris doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law. “The work we do helps students get access to educational opportunities they might otherwise never have,” he said.

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Peg Schaller

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-7761
Email: mjschal@bgsu.edu

Peg Schaller interacts daily with friends and donors to BGSU, and provides administrative support for alumni affairs. She has more than 29 years of service at BGSU and previously held positions in the Psychology and German, Russian and East Asian Languages departments. She also worked for five years as assistant director of alumni affairs and annual giving for St. Mary's College of Maryland. “I enjoy working with students, encouraging them to study hard and make the most of their education and college experience,” she said. “I also enjoy working with alumni, listening to their stories and memories of their time at BGSU, and instilling in them that BGSU is their home.”


John Selzer

Position: Senior Manager of Prospect Research
Phone: 419-372-7694
Email: jselzer@bgsu.edu

John Selzer is senior manager of prospect research. He earned bachelor's degrees from Purdue University, and a master's degree in library and information science from Indiana University. He previously worked as a librarian and department manager for public libraries, including the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. “The work I do helps to create scholarships, programs, and new buildings that will directly affect current and future students.” he said.


Alex Solis

Position: Assistant Director of Development for the Office of the President
Phone: 419-372-9452
Email: asolis@bgsu.edu

Alex Solis ’14 is the Assistant Director of Development for the Office of the President. A College of Education and Human Development alumnus, Alex recently earned his bachelor’s degree in Sport Management.  Before joining the University Advancement staff, Alex served two terms as the institution’s Student Body President and also held several student positions in Intercollegiate Athletics, University Advancement, Student Affairs, and the President’s Office.


Sandy Stoots

Position: Senior Secretary
Phone: 419-372-4262
Email: sstoots@bgsu.edu

Sandy Stoots joined University Advancement in 2015, providing administrative support for directors of development and prospect researchers.  She has worked on campus for 15 years at both the Student Health Service and the College of Musical Arts.  The last two years at the College of Musical Arts, she provided administrative support for the large ensembles.


Tony Wagener

Position: Senior Director of Development
Phone: 419-372-4261
Email: atwagen@bgsu.edu

Tony Wagener, '07, is director of development for Bowling Green State University. After graduating with a B.A. in political science from BGSU and moving to Washington, D.C. in 2007, Tony served as an advisor and legislative assistant to a member of the United States House of Representatives. Following his government service, he was the major gifts officer for the Tony-Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company. He also served as chapter leader for BGSU Alumni in the D.C. metro region. “The incredible opportunities I had in Washington would never have been possible without BGSU, and now is my chance to give back and ensure that today’s students are able to have those same opportunities,” he said. “BG is a special place, and it’s great to be home.”


Sara Zulch-Smith

Position: Director of Development
Phone: 419-372-7309
Email: szulchs@bgsu.edu

Sara Zulch-Smith '00, '11 is director of development and liaison for the College of Technology. Before joining the Foundation in 2012, she worked 15 years as assistant to the dean of the College of Education and Human Development. The role involved managing the $2 million renovation of the Education Building. Before joining BGSU, she was a journalist. “I love higher education because it changes lives,” she said. “I'm always in awe of people who are willing to give of their time and themselves to support students they may never meet.”


Rebecca Kocher

Position: Assistant Vice President for Alumni and Annual Giving
Phone: 419-372-7673
Email: rkocher@bgsu.edu

Becky Kocher is assistant vice president for alumni and annual giving. In this role, she provides leadership for alumni relations and annual giving staff. Prior to BGSU, Becky served as the director of annual giving and parent engagement at Albion College and assistant director of alumni relations at the University of Mary Washington. Becky earned her bachelor's degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.


Doreen Bateson

Position: Manager, Events
Phone: 419-372-8103
Email: batesdc@bgsu.edu

Doreen Bateson '09 is events manager. She organizes recognition events for donors, alumni and friends, and special events hosted by the University president. She joined the Foundation in 2010 with more than 20 years experience in the restaurant management and hospitality industry. She previously worked as a catering manager for BGSU Dining Services. “There are many ways to say 'thank you,' and I love helping the campus community express gratitude to our generous donors and friends,” she said.


Jordan Cravens ’09, ’13

Position: Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Phone: 419-372-7772
Email: jcraven@bgsu.edu

Jordan Cravens ’09, ’13 is assistant director of annual giving and oversees BGSU’s crowdfunding platform, “Falcon Funded.” She previously worked as Director of Operations for BGSU Volleyball. She earned her undergraduate degree in Journalism and later a master’s degree in Sports Administration from BGSU. Jordan is from nearby Fostoria and has been coming to Falcon athletic events since she was young. “BGSU has invested in me for many years and I am excited for the opportunity to give back to the University and community that I call ‘home.’”


Pam Fall

Position: Manager, Accounting Services
Phone: 419-372-7700
Email: pfall@bgsu.edu

Pamela J. Fall is manager for accounting services. She earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Toledo. She joined the Office of Alumni and Development in 2007 with accounting experience in industries including banking, commodities, manufacturing and retail. She manages accounting functions for the Alumni Association and supervises cash disbursements for the Foundation.


Diana Foster

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-7701
Email: lynnfos@bgsu.edu

Diana Foster provides administrative support to members of the alumni staff and serves as liaison to the Alumni Board of Directors. She has worked at BGSU for more than 29 years, and previously held positions in student loan collections, the University bookstore and residence life.


Roberta Garcia

Position: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 419-372-7681
Email: ravalos@bgsu.edu

Roberta L. Garcia interacts daily with friends and donors to BGSU, and provides administrative support for the directors of development. She has more than a decade of work experience in customer service. She said the “vision, commitment and creativity of donors, alumni and friends has truly renewed and instilled in me the importance of helping others.”


Kim Jacobs

Position: Assistant Director, Programming
Phone: 419-372-4264
Email: kjacobs@bgsu.edu

Kim Jacobs is assistant director of programming and oversees all Alumni Association activities and events during BGSU’s annual Homecoming. She also coordinates the Academy of Distinguished Alumni and directs the alumni society program. Kim joined BGSU in 1999 as assistant dean in the Office of Campus Involvement, and then joined the staff of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union shortly after it opened in 2002. The common denominator throughout her career is the planning of events and activities. Her experience in higher education has included Ohio State University, University of Illinois, Mundelein College, University of Illinois – Chicago, and Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne. “I’ve enjoyed planning events for BGSU students and now look forward to doing the same for our Falcon alumni.”


Kelly Lawrie

Position: Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs
Phone: 419-372-7690
Email: klawrie@bgsu.edu

Kelly Basden Lawrie is an assistant director for alumni and manages the Alumni Association's student scholarship program, current student initiatives and events. She earned her bachelors degree in psychology and women's studies at Eastern Michigan University in 2006 and her master's degree in counseling and student development from Kansas State University in 2008. Before joining the Foundation staff in 2013, Kelly worked in Greek and residence life at Eastern Illinois University, Ball State University and Kansas State University. “I'm able to connect with some of our most compassionate and generous donors and some of our most talented student leaders,” she said. “Who wouldn't want this job?”


Jenny Wensink

Position: Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations
Phone: 419-372-7702
Email: wensinj@bgsu.edu

Jenny Wensink is associate director of annual giving and works with annual giving programs including Leadership Circle, Family Campaign and phonathon. She previously worked as BGSU assistant director of annual giving and assistant director of development for The Ohio State University-Extension at the Wooster Campus. She earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture from OSU and is pursuing a master’s degree in public administration at BGSU. Jenny grew up near Bowling Green and is excited to be back in Wood County. “BGSU has a great culture and will always feel like home to me,” she said. “I really enjoy working with our alumni and friends.”


Kyle Crawford

Position: System Specialist
Phone: 419-372-9445
Email: kylec@bgsu.edu

Kyle Crawford '07 is system specialist. Trained as a structured query language (SQL) analyst, he helps to maintain the database of alumni, donors and friends of BGSU. He earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from BGSU. Before he joined the staff in 2009, Kyle worked in the legal and compliance department for Sky Financial, Inc.


Roger Heminger

Position: Records Management Officer
Phone: 419-372-7696
Email: rheming@bgsu.edu

Roger Heminger is records management officer. He joined the Foundation office in 2012. He previously worked 12 years as a clerical supervisor in the BGSU Student Health Center, where he directly served students through billing, appointment-setting and customer service functions. He previously spent 24 years in retail management. “I love working at Bowling Green State University and interacting with students,” he said. “I learn from them every day.”


Sheri Messaros

Position: Senior Secretary
Phone: 419-372-5540
Email: sheriso@bgsu.edu

Sheri is a 2000 BGSU graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology, and has worked on campus, previously in Health Services. Her most recent position was senior secretary in the Department of Romance and Classical Studies.