Advance Portal

About Us

We are a team with diverse talents and areas of expertise. We will take on the challenges to go beyond what has been in order to define and achieve what can be. We strive to innovate our current practices, infrastructure, and processes. And most importantly, we are here to support and partner with you. 

To coordinate working with us, please contact Fallon Hand at 303-556-8424 or

Name Title Area of Expertise
John Burtness VP of University Advancement & CEO of the MSU Denver Foundation Aerospace and Engineering Sciences (AES) Initiative & major gifts fundraising
Steve DeVisser CFO for the MSU Denver Foundation Management of Foundation Funds
Janine Flores Associate Director of Development President's Society Giving (giving at $1K+), young professionals giving/fundraising
Steve Galpern Director of Major Gifts Hospitality Learning Center (HLC) Initiative fundraising
Greg Geissler Direct of Special Projects & Private Grants Special Projects and manages solicitation of private grants
Jerry Gibson Data & Services Coordinator Data lists, other informational lists, and event services support.
Andrea Gonzales Manager of Information Services Raiser's Edge administration, creation of policy & procedures for all advancement tools and services
Fallon Hand Office Manager Continuum of Services coordinator
Lora Hansen Director of Stewardship  Private scholarship management and stewardship of donors.
Jamie Hurst Interim Director of Alumni Relations/ Annual Fund Annual Fund, Crowdfunding, Social Media, Alumni Engagement
Sean Keller Associate Director of Development Legacy Society & Endowments
Jacintha Knox Gift Processing Specialist Financial reporting from the Raiser's Edge
Gini Mennega Administrative Assistant Alumni promotional items coordinator
Adam Million Development Writer  
Breana Milnes Annual Giving Call Center  
Ran Railey Associate Director of Development College of Business giving & Athletics giving
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