Welcome Joe Geglio to the Data and Strategic Analytics Team

Dear Colleagues,

I am excited to announce that Joe Geglio ’07 will join the Data and Strategic Analytics team on August 15th. Joe will be working on the Data and Strategic Analytics team as a Business Intelligent Professional and will be creating Tableau and Business Object reports for the various Development Department.

Joe joins us from Indiana University where he worked as a Tableau Data Analyst in the Institutional Research Department. Prior to Indiana University, Joe worked at East Carolina University in various roles. Joe received his B.A. American Studies from the University of Notre Dame in 2007, Masters of Public Administration from College of Charleston in 2012 and Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from East Carolina University in 2017. Joe resides in Bloomington, IN.

Please join me in welcoming Joe back to Notre Dame!

Wayne Harpenau
Director, Data and Strategic Analytics

Welcome Davida Kozlowski to the Gift and Data Management Team

Dear Colleagues,

I am excited to announce that Davida Kozlowski joined the Gift and Data Management Team on August 1. Davida will be the Gift Agreement Coordinator. Davida will primarily serve as the point person for and manage the pipeline of gift agreements in DocuSign. Davida will have several other responsibilities within the team including fund research, performing due diligence, and providing customer service to our constituents during peak times.

Davida joins us permanently after serving as one of the exceptional seasonal employees. Davida has both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Davida and her husband Ted reside in Three Oaks, MI. They have three children Emmett (25), Maureen (22), and Cailin (20).

Please join me in welcoming Davida.

Alyssa Strbjak
Program Director, Gift Management Communications

Welcome back Jonathan Retartha as the Director of Prospect Development and Strategy

The Prospect Research and Strategy is thrilled that Jonathan Retartha has joined us as the Director of Prospect Development and Strategy, leading the team of Prospect Management Consultants (Cindy Karpovs, Katie O’Friel, Kevin McMannis, Meghan Walsh, and Brooke Wenzel). Once he is up to speed, he will also transition to directly supporting the Athletics region and the UR Executives with their portfolios.

Jonathan Retartha returns to the Development team after four years as Director of Housing in Residential Life. Jonathan started his Notre Dame career in Development as Assistant Director and then Donor Experience Manager on the Annual Giving team, after three years at Fox Corporation.

As Director of Housing, Jonathan’s team managed all assignments, student services, and logistics across the University’s 32 residence halls, including the emergency shutdown and staged reopening of the halls in 2020. Jonathan also managed the University’s residential master plan, extending the occupancy strategic roadmap and organizing full-year renovations in Morrissey, Dillon, Sorin, and Alumni halls, while acting on the design team for Baumer, Johnson Family, and the new men’s residence hall under construction on east quad.

He has earned a B.A. and M.B.A. from Notre Dame, as well as an M.A. from NYU’s Skirball Center for New Media. Please join us in welcoming Jonathan back to University Relations!

UR August Birthdays

Happy birthday to all our UR employees celebrating their special days in August! Enjoy time off with your family and friends!

8/2 – Adria Logan
8/2 – Colleen Cross
8/4 – Jim Small
8/10 – Tara Gilchrist
8/12 – Amber Cerveny
8/12 – Katie Edel
8/12 – Melissa Medina
8/13 – Jami Radcliff
8/13 – Sean Carroll
8/14 – Lauren Dolzan
8/16 – Brian Benedict
8/18 – Tim Kelly
8/19 – Brent Henningfeld
8/19 – Casey Buck
8/19 – Julia Sama
8/20 – Marty Harshman
8/22 – Jennifer Milliron
8/23 – Amanda Retartha
8/23 – Shaheen Goldrick
8/25 – Killian Vidourek
8/27 – George West
8/28 – James Hill
8/30 – Abbey Johnson
8/30 – Molly Lenaburg
8/30 – Michelle Varda