Giving To Concordia


The Foundation

Concordia University Chicago is honored to partner with our donors, alumni, and community as we equip the next generation of servant leaders. As an institution, we are committed to transparency, accountability, and ethical interactions with our partners in this mission.

You can be confident that your gifts are used judiciously to further the University’s mission and educate students with excellence. Concordia staff is available to answer your questions and help you connect with giving and volunteering opportunities that align with your interests.

Thank you for joining us in this important work.

The Foundation and Alumni Relations Staff

Jim Miller  
Jim Miller, CFRE  
Foundation President, CEO  
Jeanne Doherty  
Senior Administrative Assistant  

Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Sandra Nelson, CFRE Debbie Hoover
Vice President for Major Gifts and Planned Giving Director of Planned Giving
708-488-4342 708-209-3155
Arif Negiz '11 Naomi Tselepis
External Relations Manager Senior Gift Officer 
708-209-3074 708-209-3142
Kate Hawley  
Donor Relations Coordinator  

Alumni Relations and Volunteerism

Paige Craig, '99, MBA '14  
Director of Alumni Relations  

Annual Giving and Operations

Meg Busse, CFRE  
Senior Director of Annual Giving and Operations  
Maria Gedroc-Malo Jennifer Hooten-Meyer
Foundation Communications Database and Event Coordinator
708-488-4116 708-209-3258