Meet Our Team

The Division of University Advancement brings together a qualified group of people dedicated to one common goal: to increase the Kingdom of God by providing Christian scholars with state-of-the-art facilities, exceptional faculty, and innovative programs. Through their efforts, the Advancement team gathers significant resources to expand Azusa Pacific’s physical boundaries and spiritual reach.

  • Andrew Barton, EdD

    Vice President for University Advancement

  • Kim Manning

    Executive Assistant

  • Donna Arnds

    Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations

  • Daren Bachman

    Director of Events

  • Trevor Bangma

    Associate Director of Development

  • Sharon Conklin

    Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

  • Angie DiClaudio

    Director of Alumni Engagement

  • Joshua Dobos

    Alumni Engagement Officer

  • Debra Garcia

    Director of Advancement Operations

  • Amanda Haras

    Executive Director

  • Bernice Hong

    Director of Development

  • Brian DeHaan

    Major Gifts Officer

  • Heather Cordell

    Executive Director, Major Gifts and Planned Giving

  • Cecilia Kurnia

    Gift Records Coordinator

  • Alan Leiter

    Database Administrator

  • Michaela Scholz Lippowitsch

    Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Donor Relations

  • Catherine Winner

    Annual Giving Manager

  • Bethany Lizarraga

    Communications Specialist

  • Dennette Miramontes

    Senior Advisor, Gift and Estate Planning

  • Marissa Roberson

    Advancement Systems Analyst
    Advancement Services

  • Veronica Roberts

    Data Analyst Assistant

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