Gary Klein

VP Institutional Advancement

Gary Klein
West Regina Residence Hall R39E
(608) 663-6713


Gary and his wife, Melissa, have been residents of Madison since 2015.  Gary brings over twenty years of experience in fundraising and development in higher education to Edgewood College. 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.

Gary previously served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Viterbo University in La Crosse from 2002-2015. During that time, he developed and led the successful completion of a capital campaign that generated over $42 million for Viterbo, surpassing the original campaign goal.  Prior to his work at Viterbo, Gary 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.