Kevin Lobdell (he/him)Kevin Lobdell headshot

Senior Director of Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations

Kevin Lobdell joined the CU Boulder Engineering advancement team in January 2018 as the director of alumni engagement. In October 2020, he became the senior director of alumni engagement and donor relations where he is responsible for developing and executing a comprehensive alumni engagement and donor relations strategy for the college. Kevin’s previous advancement experience includes working in alumni engagement at Binghamton University and Clarkson University and through various volunteer fundraising efforts. Prior to his work in alumni engagement, Kevin started his career in higher education working in student affairs in the areas of residential life and student engagement.

Originally from upstate New York, Kevin earned his undergraduate degree in supply chain management from Clarkson University, a master's degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Connecticut and an EdD in leadership for educational equity in higher education from the University of Colorado Denver. 

Erin Judge (she/her)Erin Judge headshot

Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

Erin Smith joined the CU Boulder Advancement team in July 2018 as the Program Manager for Alumni Events at the College of Engineering & Applied Science. Erin was promoted to Senior Program Manager in April 2022 and Assistant Director in January 2023. She is responsible for developing, leading, executing, and managing events to engage students and alumni. Erin earned her degree in Hospitality Administration from Boston University and began her event planning career in hotels and resorts. She later returned to Boston University where she spent over four years executing large-scale university events, weddings, meetings, and summer conferences. She most recently worked on CU Boulder's campus at Conference Services. 

As a proud Colorado native, Erin is thrilled to be back in her home state. In her free time, she can be found trying out new restaurants in Denver and soaking up Colorado’s 300 beautiful days of sunshine.

Ellie Busch (she/her)

Program Manager for Alumni Engagement

Tammy O'Brien (she/her)Tammy O'brien headshot

Advancement Assistant

Tammy O’Brien supports the Advancement team in the College of Engineering and Applied Science as an Advancement Assistant.  She is responsible for supporting the alumni engagement strategy for the college. Prior to joining CU, Tammy worked as an Executive Administrative Assistant for the Douglas County School District. 

Tammy is originally from San Antonio, Texas.  She has lived all over the U.S., but came to Colorado 13 years ago and loved it so much that she decided to stay. When she is not working she loves to hike, read, cook, spend time with her family, and watch her son play in the CU Marching Band. Go Buffs!

Contact Us

Office of Alumni Engagement
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Colorado Boulder
1111 Engineering Drive – 422 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Engineering Center Dean’s Office