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The Fordham University Office of Alumni Relations works continuously to develop programs and events that will have a positive impact on the University and the lives of its alumni. Please feel free to contact these staff members at any time with your ideas about new programs, feedback on events you've attended, or requests for assistance.

Office location:

45 Columbus Avenue, 8th Floor
(Between 61st and 62nd streets)
New York, NY 10023

Contact Information:

212-636-6520 or 800-314-ALUM (2586)
alumnioffice@fordham.edu

Alumni Relations Staff

Michael Griffin

Michael Griffin

Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations
mgriffin19@fordham.edu | 212-636-6520

What do you do at Fordham? 
I have the privilege and pleasure of directing Fordham's efforts to engage more than 175,000 alumni in the life of the University.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham? 
I rarely encounter an alumnus who is not appreciative of the education that they received at Fordham and passionate about helping Fordham strive for greatness.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2012
Sara Hunt Munoz, FCRH ’99, GSE ’10

Sara Hunt Munoz, FCRH ’99, GSE ’10

Director for Strategic Initiatives
shunt@fordham.edu | 212-636-6523

What do you do at Fordham?
I retrieve and analyze engagement data, plan events, oversee the alumni website, and handle special projects. 

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
Our graduates’ loyalty and deep connections to the University always inspire and amaze me.  

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2006
Michaela Shank

Michaela Shank

Senior Associate Director for Reunion Programs and Affinity Groups 
mshank@fordham.edu | 212-636-6566

What do you do at Fordham? 
I work on all of Fordham's alumni reunions (other than the Law School's), plan Homecoming each fall, and serve as the liaison to many of our alumni affinity chapters.


What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
In addition to its beautiful campuses, my favorite thing about Fordham is its people. From alumni to faculty to administrators, I really enjoy working with the Fordham family. 

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2014
Shannon Quinn, FCRH ’10

Shannon Quinn, FCRH ’10

Assistant Director, New York City Programming
hirrel@fordham.edu | 212-636-7501

What do you do at Fordham?
I manage school-based lectures and events, the Culture and Entertainment program, the Alumni Travel program, the Marymount Alumnae Board, and corporate receptions.


Favorite thing about working at Fordham?
We have a dynamic group of alumni, and it's so wonderful getting to know many of them personally.

What year did you start working at Fordham: 2015
Ainsley Kelley

Ainsley Kelley

Assistant Director, Regional Programming
akelley6@fordham.edu | 212-636-6555

What do you do at Fordham?
I coordinate all aspects of the yearly Presidential Regional Tour, partner with alumni to develop and support alumni chapters, and assist regional leadership with activities and events for local alumni chapters.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
I love the team environment—I get a lot support from and feel a lot of enthusiasm from my colleagues.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2017
Matt Burns, FCRH ’13

Matt Burns, FCRH ’13

Assistant Director for Young Alumni and Student Engagement
mburns2@fordham.edu | 212-636-7068

What do you do at Fordham?
I'm here to provide fellow young alumni (those within 10 years of graduation) with personal and professional growth opportunities, and to help graduating seniors integrate into the alumni community through transition and mentoring programs.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
Fordham is a place steeped in history, but its story is still being written. I enjoy that, as members of the Fordham community, we each have a real opportunity to make a lasting impact.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2017

Kelly Rivera

Kelly Rivera

Program Manager
krivera29@fordham.edu | 212-636-6739

What do you do at Fordham?
I manage alumni career programming and social media.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
I love the sense of community that exists here. Given that I am not a Ram myself, I find it quite beautiful to see the affinity alumni have for this institution.  

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2013

Taylor McDonnell, FCRH ’14

Taylor McDonnell, FCRH ’14

Alumni Relations Officer for Reunions
tmcdonnell4@fordham.edu | 212-930-8889

What do you do at Fordham? 
I help organize and manage Jubilee, the Lincoln Center Reunions, and Homecoming. 


What is your favorite thing about Fordham? 
My favorite thing about Fordham is when the leaves change color on campus during autumn. There is no place in the world like Fordham in the fall. Oh, and Pugsley's chicken rolls, of course.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2015

Mikela Ryan, FCRH ’16

Mikela Ryan, FCRH ’16

Alumni Relations Officer, Regional Outreach
mryan78@fordham.edu | 212-293-3967

What do you do at Fordham?
I assist in coordinating the Presidential Regional Tour, regional alumni chapter events, and Summer Send-Off events for incoming freshmen and their families.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
My favorite thing about Fordham, both as an alumna and as a staff member, is that I can see how fellow members of the Fordham community are driven by Jesuit principles. That means they are always striving to be better people and always caring for others.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2016

Daniel Gatti, S.J., JES ’65, GSE ’66

Daniel Gatti, S.J., JES ’65, GSE ’66

Alumni Chaplain
dgatti@fordham.edu | 212-636-6978

What do you do at Fordham?
I provide pastoral care to alumni and their family members, provide opportunities for spiritual growth to alumni, and participate in the events and programs sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
My favorite things about Fordham are its rich tradition of Jesuit education; its enduring spirit; and its fidelity to its mission of transforming people, one student at a time. 

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2010

Leo Daly, S.J., GSAS ’56

Leo Daly, S.J., GSAS ’56

Assistant Alumni Chaplain
ldaly2@fordham.edu | 718-817-5441

What do you do at Fordham?
As assistant alumni chaplain I try to represent the University at various events involving our graduates—such as weddings, wakes, and funerals—and respond to the needs that come to us from our graduates.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
Since my first years at Fordham were as director of Campus Ministry, it's a delight to (re)encounter alumni and be brought up to date with what has been happening in their lives.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 1980
Mary Heyser, RSHM, MC ’62

Mary Heyser, RSHM, MC ’62

Marymount Alumnae Chaplain
mheyser1@fordham.edu | 212-636-6089

What do you do at Fordham?
I provide ongoing communication with and services to Marymount College alumnae, with a specific spiritual and pastoral emphasis. I go to Marymount alumnae events (and some Fordham events as well), engage with alumnae via phone and email (including an online newsletter), plan retreats for women and days of prayer during Advent and Lent, and connect with family members of alumnae who have passed away. I also give the invocation at many Marymount and Fordham events.

What is your favorite thing about Fordham?
I am pleased that Fordham stresses that our students, faculty, and administrators reach out in service to many groups. Opportunities are provided throughout the year for local programs as well as national and international trips in which students and administrators are involved.

In what year did you start working at Fordham? 2009