Meet the Team

Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations

Office hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Vice President of Institutional AdvancementSShea

Staci joined the advancement team in April 2018 and was appointed Vice President in November 2020. She oversees advancement and alumni engagement, and is responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising strategy for the university. With more than 15 years of experience in higher education development and fundraising, Staci has worked in a variety of roles at institutions in Greater Boston including MIT Sloan School of Management, Northeastern University, and most recently, Emmanuel College. Staci holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Providence College and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Northeastern University.

Alexis Baum

Senior Director of Advancement Communications and Donor Relations

Alexis Baum head shotAlexis has been a member of the IA team since 2007, serving in roles related to annual giving, alumni relations, and advancement communications. In her current position, Alexis creates and implements the advancement communications strategy and produces a wide range of print and digital communications to reach the fiscal and engagement goals of Regis College. She also oversees donor relations and stewardship and is the editor-in-chief of the alumni magazine, Regis Today. Alexis holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master’s degree in communications from Regis.

Julie Flanagan Dowd ’94Julie Dowd

Annual Fund Leadership Giving Officer

Julie Dowd ’94 joined institutional advancement in 2020 as an Annual Fund Leadership Giving Officer. For the past 20-plus years, Julie has had a successful career in sales and sales management within the financial industry, and she is excited to shift to higher education to serve her alma mater. In her current role, Julie works with alumni in reunion classes to increase engagement and participation. She also focuses on building meaningful relationships with all alumni and donors, with an emphasis on leadership level gifts, in an effort to build a stronger culture of philanthropy to help meet the fiscal goals of the university.

Lisa GlicksteinLisa Glickstein

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Lisa joined the IA team in March 2019 from a large Massachusetts public school district, where she worked for more than a decade building a program of foundation, state, and federal support. Funded projects included those in social studies, the arts, literacy, math, science, and social-emotional learning. At Regis, she supports faculty and administrators in grant program design, writing applications, and stewardship as they contribute to supporting students and the university as a whole. She has presented locally, regionally, and nationally on grantsmanship topics including logic model design, objective-based budgeting, and creating a funding ladder. Lisa came to the grant profession after a long career as an academic research scientist in the field of immunology, which included grant and other professional writing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science as well as a doctorate in immunology from Cornell University.

Kristyn Gondola

Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Kristyn Gondola head shot Kristyn joined the IA in 2015. She graduated from Regis, earning an undergraduate degree in Public Relations in 2011 and a master’s degree in Organizational and Professional Communication in 2015.

Kristyn has been working at Regis since her undergraduate career, starting with a position in financial aid and most recently serving as a Senior Student Services Representative in the Center for Student Services. She was a founding member of the Center and worked within that team for three years. Kristyn also has experience at Elevate Communications, a brand communications giant, and WCVB 5, Boston’s News Leader.

Her background includes event planning, development of print and new media communications, and building relationships with alumni. In her current role as Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Kristyn will create programs and events to engage both students and young alumni.

Susan Kennedy '81Susan_Kennedy '81

Director of Internships and Career Development

Susan Clancy Kennedy ’81 joined Regis as the Director of Internships and Career Development in 2012. In this role, Susan works closely with students to help them secure internships, set professional goals, and approach the job market with confidence—often partnering with Regis alumni in various professions to offer meaningful internship and mentorship opportunities to students in all different programs. Susan also works directly with Regis alumni on things like resume building and how to effectively make a career shift. Prior to joining Regis, Susan ran her own job coaching firm which specialized in college students and recent college graduates, and authored a book entitled The Job Coach for Young Professionals. Susan holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Regis.

Teresa O'NeilTeresa O'Neil head shot

Advancement Services Administrator

Teresa joined the IA team in 2008 as the Gift Coordinator, processing all gifts and matching gifts made to the College. She is currently working as an administrator in advancement services, researching and updating alumni records, managing all acknowledgement letters, and continuing to coordinate gift processing. Teresa holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College.

Jayanthi Srinath, M.Sc, MS, MSMJayanthi Srinath head shot

Executive Director of Advancement Services

Jayanthi has been with Regis since 2006 and serves as the Executive Director for Advancement Services, overseeing overall database management, gift processing, stewardship, and research. She manages the donor prospect tracking system, generates reports, and develops proactive strategies to improve the integrity of data in the alumni database. She is also involved in maintaining the alumni website. She received her bachelor’s degree in India and received her master’s degree in computer science as well as Management from Bridgewater State University.

Ashley Starr

Assistant Director of Advancement CommunicationsAshley Starr

Ashley joined the Institutional Advancement team in May 2019. As Assistant Director of Advancement Communications, Ashley is responsible for creating print and digital communications that engage alumni and donors and support the mission of Regis. She is also a contributing editor and writer for the alumni magazine, Regis Today. After graduating from the University of Vermont, Ashley worked in the hospitality and events industry for ten years. Most recently she served as the Assistant Director of Communications at Wellesley College in their alumnae office.

Molly Zuccarini

Director of Alumni RelationsMolly Zuccarini

Molly joined the IA team in April of 2019. As Director of Alumni Relations, Molly is responsible for developing programs and events that engage Regis alumni with one another and the university.

Molly comes to Regis with over ten years of experience in event planning, conference management, and alumni engagement in the hospitality, education, and nonprofit sectors. She previously served as the Director of Alumni Relations and Events at her alma mater, Emmanuel College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Communications.