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Riverside, CA 92521
Telephone: (877) 249-0181
Senior Director of Gift Planning
Jeff joined UC Riverside in January 2018. As Senior Director of Gift Planning, Jeff works with donors, advisors, and university partners to explore options for making tax-wise gifts in support of the University's greatest priorities. Jeff has over 17 years of experience in higher education fundraising. Prior to joining UCR, he was employed at the University of Denver, University of Colorado, and Virginia Tech. Jeff earned degrees in Sociology and Public Administration from Virginia Tech.
Director of Gift Planning
Erika joined UC Riverside in 2018 and couldn't be happier she did. Erika is an avid reader and writer, as well as an ardent lover of nature, the arts, and academe. She completed her bachelor's degree in philosophy and religion, will soon complete her master's degree in organizational leadership, and hopes to one day complete her Ph.D. at the University of California. As Director of Gift Planning at UC Riverside, Erika specializes in working with donors and friends who want to provide for UC Riverside through their estate plans or other investment gift vehicles. She does this by working with each donor to uncover their passions, assess their financial goals and craft an individual gift plan that will meet those goals and passions while simultaneously supporting the university.
Marketing and Development Coordinator for Gift Planning
Brennan joined UC Riverside in October 2018. As Marketing and Development Coordinator for Gift Planning, Brennan occupies a critical role by creating and implementing a strategic marketing, communications, and donor relations plan to support frontline fundraising activity for the Gift Planning team. Brennan has nearly 15 years of Marketing and Communications experience. Prior to joining UC Riverside, he managed the Marketing department at Fullmer Construction in Ontario, CA, and has worked for Kaiser Permanente, The Core Group and the Seattle Mariners. Brennan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from California Baptist University.
Many friends and alumni have chosen to impact the future of UCR by making a planned gift through their will, living trust, IRA or other life income vehicle. If you are interested in learning about ways you can support UCR or maximize the impact of your giving, we have a number of resources to assist you. We would love to hear from you!
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