ALUMNI & FRIENDS Contact Us

At the Fisher College of Business, we measure leaders not only by their ability to translate vision into action, but by how much they give back—both in business and in life.

Do you have a question about how to stay connected, get involved, or give back to the college?  Please contact a member of our Advancement team listed below. If you are not sure who to contact, please call (614) 688-3197


LEADERSHIP

James MillerJAMES MILLER
Associate to the Dean

Email: miller.156@osu.edu 
Direct: (614) 292-2181
Mobile: (614) 378-1774

James "Jim" Miller returned to lead the efforts of Fisher's Office of Advancement as Associate to the Dean in November 2015. Jim previously served the college in the "Affirm Thy Friendship" campaign and was with the college when Max M. Fisher made his naming gift. Jim works closely with many groups across the college and university to ensure we are delivering on our goals as set forth by Dean Anil K. Makhija.

 


ALUMNI RELATIONS

Amanda RitcheyAMANDA RITCHEY
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Email: Ritchey.132@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 292-8041
Main: (614) 688-3197

Amanda Ritchey develops and implements alumni activities, programs and services to promote alumni engagement both on and off campus for the Fisher College of Business. She manages Fisher Global Council, Fisher Alumni Board, and other alumni-related events like Fisher Alumni Awards.

 


CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT

Mike DurikMIKE DURIK
Senior Director of External Partnerships

Email: durik.2@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 688-1693
Mobile: (614) 330-9929

Mike Durik serves as Senior Director of Development of External Partnerships at Fisher College of Business. In this role, he leads all corporate engagement efforts at Fisher and finds meaningful ways for companies to engage with the college. 


DEVELOPMENT

Matt MeyerMATTHEW MEYER
Senior Director of Development

Email: meyer.31@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 292-4271
Mobile: (614) 638-4642

Matthew “Matt” Meyer serves as Senior Director of Development at Fisher College of Business. In this role, he leads a team of fundraising professionals who partner with Fisher’s leadership and academic units to secure private support for the college. 

Jenn DoughertyJENN DOUGHERTY
Director of Development

Email: dougherty.66@osu.edu 
Direct: (614) 688-0089
Mobile: (614) 578-3191

Jenn Dougherty has been with the Fisher College of Business since 2008. She spends her time building relationships with donors primarily in the Central Ohio region, manages the college's multi-media giving platforms and works with companies on their employee giving programs.

Amy MilbourneAMY MILBOURNE
Director of Development

Email: milbourne.5@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 688-8029
Mobile: (614) 284-0523

Amy Milbourne serves as Director of Development for Fisher College of Business. She focuses on generating private support as well as strengthening relationships with Fisher alumni and the business community in Cincinnati and in the western part of the United States. 

Kevin BeranKEVIN D. BERAN
Associate Director of Development

Email: beran.13@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 292-4740
Mobile: (614) 218-8959

Kevin D. Beran joined the Fisher College of Business Advancement Team in early 2017. Kevin spends the majority of his time developing and maintaining relationships with alumni in Central Ohio and the Cleveland, Ohio, regions.

Emma GeeringEMMA GEERING
Associate Director of Development

Email: geering.3@osu.edu 
Direct: (614) 292-6484
Mobile: (201) 785-6497

Emma Geering joined the Fisher Advancement team in early 2017. She has previous fundraising experience at Penn State University, as well as higher education experience at the Juilliard School. She currently focuses on building and maintaining relationships with Fisher constituents in the Central Ohio market.

 


MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

MELANIE DIFEO
Senior Director of Marketing Communications

Email: difeo.3@osu.edu 
Direct: (614) 292-7718
Main: (614) 688-3197

Melanie DiFeo leads Fisher’s Marketing and Communications team, with responsibilities including brand strategy and positioning, college marketing, internal and external communications, media relations, alumni communications, and digital and social media.

Joe ArnoldJOE ARNOLD
Associate Director of Communications

Email: arnold.974@osu.edu 
Direct: (614) 292-3380
Main: (614) 688-3197

Joe Arnold is the senior writer on the Fisher marketing and communications team. He works closely with faculty, staff and leadership to conceptualize, draft, edit and present highly-focused materials for use in marketing, communications and fundraising. He also produces and edits high-level and executive correspondence across multiple platforms for internal and external stakeholders while maintaining and reinforcing the Fisher College of Business brand. He manages all news and media inquiries.

 


STEWARDSHIP AND OPERAtIONS

Katie MellettKATIE MELLETT
Senior Director of Operations and Stewardship

Email: mellett.3@osu.edu
Direct: (614) 292-2417
Main: (614) 688-3197

Katie Mellett serves as the Senior Director of Stewardship and Operations. She leads the efforts for donor relations and fund stewardship for the college. She has been with Fisher since 2006.