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Our Vision

We are trustworthy and committed stewards of relationships that advance Western University of Health Sciences.

Our Mission

We cultivate relationships that engender philanthropic support of Western University of Health Sciences.


Alumni Relations Contact Information

Phone: (909) 469-ALUM (2586)
Fax: (909) 469-5566

Office Location:
Anderson Tower, 5th Floor
100 W. Second Street (at Garey Ave.)

Mailing Address:
Office of Alumni Relations
Western University of Health Sciences
309 E. Second Street
Pomona, CA 91766-1854

Advancement Leadership

establishes overall strategy and management to guide the department in supporting the University's mission and goals

Diane Abraham

Diane M. Abraham, PhD, MBA, CFRE
Senior Vice President for University Advancement
Office: 909.706.3548
Mobile: 480.695.7900

Russel Heskin

Russel Heskin
Senior Director of Stewardship and Special Projects
Office: 909.469.5230

Lindsay McCasland

Lindsay McCasland
Executive Assistant for the Senior Vice President
Office: 909.469.8630


secures philanthropic donations to enhance the colleges and their programs


Ola Carr

Ola Carr, MBA
Director of Development College of Pharmacy
College of Dental Medicine
College of Optometry
Office: 909.469.8339
Mobile: 626.818.7459

Di Lacey

Di Lacey
Assistant Vice President for Oregon Campus Operations
Director of Development College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific-Northwest
Office: 541.259.0238

Tim McPheron

Tim McPheron
Director of Development College of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences
College of Podiatric Medicine
Office: 909.706.3762
Mobile: 909.434.7348

Bill Burrows

Bill Burrows
Director of Development for the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
College of Graduate Nursing
Office: 909.469.8431
Mobile: 626.394.2529

Kimberly Cabral

Kimberly Cabral
Director of Annual Giving
Office: 909.469.5436
Mobile: 213.793.1104

Alumni Relations

engages alumni, parents, and friends to cultivate their support for the University

Susan Terrazas

Susan Terrazas
Senior Director of Alumni Relations
Director of Development for the College of Health Sciences
Office: 909.706.3476
Mobile: 909.228.3508

Antonio Valero

Antonio Valero, MA
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Office: 909.469.5274

Sally Slu

Sally Slu
Alumni Engagement and Events Manager
Office: 909.706.3839

Advancement Information Services (AIS)

provides the tools and resources to manage constituent data, gift processing, and reporting

Lisa Flores Griffith

Elysabeth (Lisa) Flores Griffith
Senior Director of Advancement Information Services
Office: 909.706.3456
Mobile: 909.636.1063

Cynthia Rodriguez

Cynthia Rodriguez
Director of Advancement Information Services
Office: 909.469.5392

James Han

James Han
Advancement Systems and Reports Manager

Prospect Research

conducts research to support development and stewardship efforts

Alysa Hunton

Alysa Hunton
Director of Prospect Research


provides key administrative support to ensure the overall success of the department

Virginia Aguirre

Virginia Aguirre
Senior Director of Advancement Operations
Office: 909.469.5509

Ruby Gonzalez

Ruby Gonzalez
Grants Development Specialist
Office: 909.706.3865

Veronica Hernandez

Veronica Hernandez
Advancement Coordinator
Office: 909.469.5211

Geni Kromberg

Geni Kromberg
Advancement Assistant
Office: 909.469.5365

Advancement Communications

Steve Gomez Pedroza

Steve Gomez Pedroza
Director of Advancement Communications
Office: 626.824.6143

Special Events

coordinates logistics and planning for University-wide events and ceremonies

Rocki Crisostomo

Rocki Crisostomo
Special Events Coordinator
Office: 909.469.5439


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