Meet the Alumni Staff

 

John Hill
Director of Community Relations
 
Education Specialist - Bowling Green State University
Master of Education - S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Bachelor of Arts - Heidelberg College
 
John has 38 years in higher education (Tiffin University, Shenandoah University & Heidelberg College). He has 25 years experience in athletic administration, 12 years in development and 31 years in college coaching.
 
Johnís wife, Maryl, is the Special Education Coordinator at Findlay City Schools. They have 5 children and 7 grandchildren.
 
Phone: 419-448-3341
 
Vickie Wilkins
Director of Alumni Relations
 
Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance & Accounting - Tiffin University
Master of Business Administration - Tiffin University
 
Vickie joined the Office of Alumni Relations & Development in June, 2013.  Vickie is responsible for facilitating alumni connections, engagement, support, and to build a sense of community.  She plans and implements major alumni activities as well as campus-wide programming. She also works closely with alumni volunteers. Additionally, she represents the University and Alumni Office at on-campus and off-campus events.
 
Vickie enjoys spending time with her family and staying connected with friends.  She enjoys watching sports and working out.
 
Phone: 419-448-3595

Jason Griffin
Director of Marketing & Communications
 
Bachelor of Arts (Broadcast Journalism) - Miami (OH) University
 
Jason, his wife Jennifer and their sons Hank and Eddie reside in Ottawa Hills, Ohio. Jason joined the Office of Development in October, 2012 following 12 years as Director of Public Relations/Broadcaster for the Toledo Mud Hens baseball team. Jason has over 20 years of experience in sports marketing, radio/television broadcasting, and communications. Prior to his work for the Mud Hens, he served as radio broadcaster for the Toledo Storm hockey team, hosted a radio sports talk show for 10 years in Toledo, and also worked in Chicago at The Score sports radio station as a host/reporter/producer. In his free time, Jason enjoys spending time with his family and coaching his son's various sports teams.
 
Phone: 419-448-3384
 
Jennifer Saam
Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications
 
Bachelor of Science, Commercial Art - Ashland University
Diploma, Web Design - Art Institute of Pittsburgh
 
Jennifer joined the Office of Development in October 2014.  Jennifer has been with Tiffin University since 2010, most recently serving as Webmaster & Graphic Design Technician in the ITS department. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Nick, and son, Lucas.
 
Phone: 419-448-3348
 
Joe Borich
Director of Annual Fund
 
Bachelor of Science, Education - University of Memphis
MBA in Leadership - Tiffin University
 
Joe, his wife, Megan, and his three children, Mykah, Max and Josh, reside in Tiffin, Ohio. Joe joined the Office of Development in November, 2013 as Director of the Annual Fund. Borich has been with Tiffin University since 2009, most recently serving as the Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Before joining the Tiffin University family, Joe spent 15 years as a college football coach, coaching at Cornell University, Idaho State University and Snow College. Joe and his wife originally are form the Mountain West area (Utah & Idaho), but fell in love with Tiffin upon their arrival and have made Tiffin their home. Outside of work, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
 
Phone: 419-448-3438
 
Lori A. Bentz
Administrative Assistant
 
Associate of Business Administration - Tiffin University
 
Lori has worked in the Alumni & Development Office since 2001 and is currently pursuing her Bachelorís Degree from Tiffin University. Lori enjoys reading, shopping, gardening and spending time with her family. She and her husband, Chris, have four children.
 
Phone: 419-448-3282
 
Sandy Koehler
Event Services Coordinator
 
Sandy has been a part of the Development and Alumni Relations office since 2003. Sandy schedules and coordinates all internal and external events hosted throughout the Tiffin campus. Outside of the office, she manages her family farm. She and her husband, Lee, stay busy with her son, Gavin.
 
Phone: 419-448-3323
 
Russ Snyder
Operations Manager/WTUD Radio
 
Bachelor of Business Administration - Tiffin University
 
Russ is a long time Tiffin resident with his wife, Erica, and their two children (Isaac and Mollie). Snyder joined the TU family as a full-time employee in August, 2014 and has served as "Voice of the Dragons" since 2011. Previously, Snyder served as Program Director/Operations Manager of WTTF Radio. Away from work, Russ enjoys producing independent radio shows from home and being involved with his children's activities.