What We Do

Our Mission:

The mission of Biola University's Office of University Advancement is to cultivate engagement and generosity towards the university, and to facilitate the journey towards the Biola of tomorrow.

Contact Us:

  • For general questions regarding the Office of University Advancement, contact the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President: (562) 903-4714 | sarah.epp@biola.edu
  • For questions regarding your giving to the university, contact Advancement Services: (562) 903-4774 | adv.services@biola.edu

Offices & Services

Department Members

AllAdvancement Communications and MarketingAdvancement DivisionAdvancement OperationsAlumni and Family EngagementAnnual GivingCMRDevelopment DivisionFoundation Relations and Capital ProjectsMajor and Planned Gifts
Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation and Advancement Officer
Sarah Epp
Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President
Kira McCracken
Associate Vice President for Advancement
Heather Cordell
Associate Vice President of Development
Katie Hendrickson
Executive Assistant to the AVP for Development and the AVP for Advancement
Kristen Hartman
Donor Relations Specialist
Assistant Director of Alumni & Family Engagement
Laura Fong
Advancement Communications Coordinator
Sam Sim
Advancement Events Manager
Amy Weaver
Director of Annual Giving
Abigail Moore
Annual Giving & Engagement Manager
Senior Director of Foundation Relations & Capital Projects
Ann Shepherd
Director of Foundation Relations
Stephanie Wilkerson
Foundation Grant Specialist
Evelyn DenOuden
Senior Director of Advancement Operations
Craig Belanger
Director of Development Research
Senior Research Analyst
George Hsing
Technical Data Analyst
Yolanda Wright
Assistant Director of Gift Operations
Kathy Chiang
Gift Operations Specialist
Director, Center for Marriage and Relationships
Alisa Grace
Co-Director, Center for Marriage & Relationships
Aubrey Martin
Account Executive/Fund Manager
Chelsea Smith
Administrative Coordinator
Scott Singletary
Senior Director of Major and Planned Gifts
Eric Knudson
Regional Development Director
Kevin Royse
Director of Development
Regional Development Director
Regional Development Director, Director of Ruby Women
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