Advancement Systems Associate
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Mr. Klein brings nearly twenty years of experience in fundraising and development in higher education. During that time he has demonstrated the ability to build a culture and system of philanthropy and the ability to build rapport with faculty, staff and benefactors.
Mr. Klein previously served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Viterbo University in La Crosse since 2002. During that time, he developed and led the successful completion of a capital campaign that generated more than $40 million for Viterbo, surpassing the original campaign goal.
Prior to his work at Viterbo, Mr. Klein served for five years at St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn., where he progressed from Director of Major Gifts to Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
Major Gifts Officer
Grants Coordinator and Writing Specialist
Annual Fund Gift Officer
Advancement Services Director
Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Katie Vesperman joined the College in a professional role in 2007. She currently serves as Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Previously Ms. Vesperman served as Director of Annual Giving & Special Gifts. She is a 1999 graduate of the College.
Ms. Vesperman is an active member of the Madison chapter of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, and the Wisconsin Planned Giving Council. She is a 2014 alumna of Leadership Greater Madison.
Prior to joining the College Ms. Vesperman served as Program Director for the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Alumni Relations Director
Office for Institutional Advancement
1000 Edgewood College Dr
Madison, WI 53711
Phone: (608) 663-3328
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