Advancement Staff

The mission of the Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement is to support the goals of the College through private funding; to strengthen the relationships between the College, its alumni and its friends; to communicate the values of the UVA Wise educational experience; and to broaden the College’s recognition through media and special events.

Valerie Lawson

Valerie S. Lawson '87

Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.4523

Meet the Advancement Staff

Advancement

Bill Wendle

Bill Wendle '93

Senior Director of Advancement
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.3434

Don Sharitt

Don Sharitt

Director of Corporate
& Foundation Relations
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.1028

Corey Sanchez

Corey Sanchez '13

Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.3477

Samuel Wharton

Samuel Wharton '04

Assistant Director of Athletic Development
Bowers-Sturgill Hall,
276.328.0259

Crystal Hamm

Crystal Hamm

Senior Administrative Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.328.0129

Gift Accounting

Gina Chisenhall

Gina Chisenhall '89

Director of Gift Accounting
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.328.0218

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Pamela Hall

Fiscal Technician, Gift Accounting
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.1009

Christina Turnbill

Christina Turnbill '14

Administrative Assistant, Gift Accounting
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
276.376.1007

Alumni Engagement

Beth Boyd

Beth Boyd

Director of Alumni Engagement
Alumni Hall
276.328.0128

Kathy Fleming

Kathy Fleming

Administrative Assistant
Alumni Hall
276.328.0128

Please reach out to us with any questions:

Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Bowers-Sturgill Hall
One College Avenue
Wise, VA 24293
Phone: 276-328-0129
Fax: 276-376-1024

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