The Office of Institutional Advancement interacts with alumni, friends and the greater community to promote an understanding and commitment to the mission of Albany Law School.
The office encompasses the departments of Alumni Affairs, Development and Government Relations.
To contact the Office of Institutional Advancement, please email email@example.com or call 518-445-3213. To contact a certain individual or department, please use the below directory.
James KellerhouseAssistant Dean for Institutional Advancement518firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the law school's senior administrative team and reporting to the President and Dean, James cultivates relationships with alumni and friends to support the strategic initiatives of the school. James manages the Development and Alumni Affairs Offices, coordinating fundraising and alumni relations programs. He oversees the planned giving and major gifts programs, corporate and foundation giving, federal and state grants and government relations areas. With almost 20 years of experience in fundraising, James previously worked at The Albany Academies, Hartwick College and The Sage Colleges.
Anne Marie leads the Albany Law School Annual Fund and works with the Alumni Office on the Reunion Giving program. She is responsible for soliciting leadership gifts and sponsorships for law school events. Anne Marie also manages the faculty and student giving programs. She has more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, public relations and marketing campaigns for nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Albany Law, she was the Director of Development at the Albany Symphony Orchestra and the Assistant Director for Annual Fund and Special Gifts at The Sage Colleges in Troy, N.Y.
Robin ChristensonMajor Gifts Officer518email@example.com
Robin cultivates major gifts and leadership annual gifts with alumni and friends of the law school. She manages a portfolio of relationships with our most generous donors to connect their passion and support with the strategic initiatives of the law school. In addition, Robin also works with faculty and staff to develop funding proposals for private foundations, federal and state government. She has more than 30 years of experience, most recently as Vice President of the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy and as founding Director of the Northeast Health Foundation.
Morgan Morrissey Assistant Director of Annual Giving518firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgan coordinates the law school's direct mail and phonathon programs. She also oversees the Student Legacy Fund and compiles reporting on all giving initiatives. Morgan works with the Alumni Office for Reunion giving programs as well as the young alumni (GOLD) programs. Prior to Albany Law School, Morgan worked for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Jennifer Kroez Coordinator of Prospect Management518email@example.com
Jen manages the institutional advancement information systems and is responsible for entry, maintenance and delivery of all advancement information. She processes gifts, coordinates reports and acknowledgements, and oversees prospect management. Prior to Albany Law School, Jen worked at The Albany Academies and Albany Medical Center.
Nancy Kelly Coordinator of Donor Stewardshipnkell@albanylaw.edu
Nancy manages the stewardship program, including endowed fund
reporting; annual, lifetime and planned giving recognition; and
the annual Report of Gifts. Nancy's skills are used in print, web and
video communications across Albany Law School. She brings a wealth
of experience in advancement communications from previous positions with
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany Medical Center Foundation and
the Sage Colleges.
Lynn HollandExecutive Assistant518firstname.lastname@example.orgLynn serves as the chief administrative support person to the Assistant Dean for Institutional Advancement and interacts with members of the Board of Trustees and donors. In addition, she manages the operations of the institutional advancement office including budgets, scheduling, human resources, supplies and inventory. Prior to Albany Law School, Lynn worked at CAP COM Federal Credit Union for 18 years.
Office of Alumni Affairs & Special Events
Tammy WeinmanDirector of Alumni Affairs & Special Events518email@example.com
Tammy manages a comprehensive alumni affairs program through chapters around the country and the annual Reunion Weekend gathering. She facilitates volunteer engagement programs such as the Alumni-in-Residence program, Alumni Initiative in Mentoring (AIM) program, Recent Grad Continuing Legal Education program and Bar Mentoring program. Tammy also works closely with the National Alumni Association (NAA) to enhance the alumni experience. Tammy has more than 15 years of experience in event planning, and prior to coming to Albany Law, she worked for the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Kate GigliottiAssistant Director of Alumni Affairs518firstname.lastname@example.org
Kate coordinates alumni events and programs with a special focus on recent graduates (GOLD) and students. She also manages the alumni mentoring initiatives. Kate is instrumental with administering the online web community and monthly e-news newsletter. Prior to Albany Law School, Kate was employed by the Albany Symphony Orchestra where she managed education and community programs as well as foundation giving.