Guide to Engineering Development

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General Inquiries

Engineering Development Office
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Colorado Boulder
422 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0422

303-492-7899

About the BEST Team

The BEST (BioFrontiers, Engineering, Science, and Technology) Team supports the College of Engineering and Applied Science by generating support from corporations, foundations, alumni, and friends of the college.

We are located within the college's Administrative Offices on the first floor of the Engineering Center on the CU-Boulder campus. Our proximity to faculty, students, and college administrators allows us to keep a pulse on the many exciting opportunities for donors to support a department, program, or initiative that aligns with their personal passions or corporate goals.

Individual Giving Contacts

For more information about making a personal gift to the College of Engineering and Applied Science, please contact any one of the following individuals:

Jessica Wright, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Development
303-735-0973 or jessica.a.wright@colorado.edu

Development team lead for BioFrontiers, Engineering, Science and Technology. Serves as liaison to the BioFrontiers Institute and the departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

 

Senior Director, Development (currently vacant)

Serves as liaison to Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. 

Maura Ridge, Director, Development
303-492-0940 or maura.ridge@colorado.edu

Serves as liaison to Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.

 

Director, Development (currently vacant)

Serves as liaison to Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering.

 

Senior Director, Development (currently vacant)
 

Amanda Grogan, Development Associate
303-492-5814 or amanda.grogan@colorado.edu

Manages annual and leadership giving programs and is responsible for Dean's Club and stewardship activities.

Corporate and Foundation Contacts

For more information about corporate and foundation support of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, please contact:

Melinda Seevers, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
303-492-7335 or melinda.seevers@colorado.edu

Division lead for Engineering and Technology, and primary liaison between the college and corporate and foundation contacts. Liaison to the ATLAS Institute.

Ashly Overturf, Assistant Director, Development
303-735-2803 or ashly.overturf@colorado.edu

Serves as liaison to the BOLD Center, as well as assistant director for the college's corporate and foundation relations.

Administrative Support

Julie Kurzawa, Development Assistant
303-492-7899 or julie.kurzawa@colorado.edu

Olivia Quimby, Business Support Assistant
olqu5165exc@colorado.edu

CJ O'Reilly, Stewardship Coordinator
303-492-5791
cj.oreilly@colorado.edu

Support the BEST team, coordinate alumni/donor events with the Dean's Office, and work with departments and programs on gift accounting.

For contact information for college staff in the Dean's Office, see the Guide to the Dean's Office.

 

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