Meet the Staff
Connect with the Development and Alumni Team
Feel free to contact any member of our team with questions. For general giving inquiries, please call 412-392-3999 or email email@example.com. Visit the Office of Alumni Relations web page to find out more about Point Park's commitment to our graduates.
*All phone numbers are area code and exchange 412-392-xxxx.
|Nicole Chytil||Executive Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jennifer Dittrich||Data Specialistemail@example.com|
|Kristin DeLuca||Director of Development and Institutional Partnershipsfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Sarah George||Director of Annual Fund Programs & Individual Givingemail@example.com|
|Bridget McNamee||Director of Development Resourcesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jennifer Moritz||Director of Alumni Engagementemail@example.com|
|Sharon Navoney||Vice President for Development and Alumni Relationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Janet Stanley||Assistant Coordinator of Development Resources||8091|
Nicole joined the University in August 2013 as the administrator for the Offices of Development and Alumni Relations. In her role, she supports the vice president of development and alumni relations, and oversees the day-to-day operations of the office. She previously worked in the development offices of the Medical and Health Sciences Foundation and Carnegie Mellon University, and has an associate degree from Kaplan Career Institute.
Jennifer joined Point Park as the data specialist in August 2014. She previously served as gift entry and donor records specialist at Carlow University. Jennifer earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from La Roche College.
Director of Development and Institutional Partnerships
Kristin began at Point Park in February 2017. She has 14+ years of experience in the political, non-profit and higher education sectors. Kristin is dedicated to sharing student narratives and connecting donors with high impact giving opportunities. A graduate of Chatham University (B.A. in Political Science) and the University of Pittsburgh (M.Ed. in Higher Education Management), Kristin is also working towards a Ph.D. in Social & Comparative Analysis in Education.
Director of Annual Fund Programs & Individual Giving
Sarah has been a part of the Point Park University community since 2008 at which time she joined the Department of Student Affairs. During her time in Student Affairs, she held a variety of roles that created connections with faculty, staff and students. She transferred to the Department of Development and Alumni Relations in April 2017. Her years of experience with the Point Park University community will help her to build strong relationships with our alumni and donors as she helps to grow annual giving efforts. Sarah will use her institutional knowledge and connections to further grow annual fund programs and individual giving. She holds a B.A. in Psychology form Shippensburg University, and a M.S.Ed. of Marriage and Family Therapy from Duquesne University.
Director of Development Resources
Bridget joined Point Park in February 2014. As director of development resources, she handles data management and research services for the Offices of Development and Alumni Relations. Previously, she worked at Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Chatham University and the Ireland Institute of Pittsburgh. Bridget earned her bachelor's degree from Chatham University and her master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Director of Alumni Engagement
In this role Jen oversees all alumni engagement activity, including local and regional programming, management of the Alumni Association board of directors, facilitation of alumni volunteer opportunities across campus, and alumni communications. Jen's alumni experience includes previously being the assistant director of alumni relations at Point Park, as well as time with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Medical Alumni Association where she built a strong background in organizing alumni events and reunions, as well as student engagement. In addition, she worked with the University of Pittsburgh's health sciences alumni as an intern and worked for a Pittsburgh law firm handling marketing and business development. Jen earned her bachelor's degree in communication and rhetoric with a certificate in linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh.
Sharon M. Navoney
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
Sharon joined Point Park in March 2013. Sharon has 30 years of experience as a senior fund development and advancement professional. She has an extensive background in capital campaigns and successfully managed, built and designed lead programs in all facets of advancement, development and alumni relations. She holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a concentration in early childhood development from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and earned a master's degree in administrative and policy studies in higher education from the University of Pittsburgh. Navoney also holds a management of nonprofit organizations graduate certificate from the University of Pittsburgh.
Assistant Coordinator of Development Resources
Janet directly supports the director of development resources in managing and retrieving alumni, donor and constituent data in the development and alumni relations department. Janet previously held positions at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. While there, she managed the chapter accounting, database, miscellaneous needs and office supplies, accounts payable, accounts receivable, donor support and volunteer development. She also provided event and fundraising support, was responsible for handling the logistics for all 20 annual walks and assisted with the logistics for other chapter events.