Advancement

OUR MISSION:
The Office of Institutional Advancement is dedicated to enhancing Tiffin University. As we move to the future, TU must increase alumni participation, build the endowment, attract private support via entrepreneurial activity, and aggressively market our success to increase academic reputation.

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Meet The Staff

Mitch Blonde
Mitch Blonde

Mitch Blonde

Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Public Affairs/Chief Advancement Officer

blondemp@tiffin.edu

Mitch Blonde

Mitchell P. Blonde, a certified fund raising executive (CFRE), joined the Tiffin University President’s Cabinet in 2017. Prior to TU, he served 10 years as vice president of institutional advancement for Siena Heights University, a Catholic liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. He has over two decades of experience in higher education and has spent the majority of that time in leadership positions.

A native of Michigan, Blonde earned degrees from Adrian College and Siena Heights University. His development career began at Adrian College while serving as director of annual giving and later transitioned to major gift officer at Bowling Green State University. He was named executive director of the Jackson Community College Foundation in 2005 and has taught at Central Michigan University, Baker College of Port Huron, Adrian College and Siena Heights University.

Blonde has served on numerous non-profit boards and committees. Currently, he serves on the board of the Tiffin–Seneca Public Library and is a Trustee for the Four County Community Foundation.

He enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing and travelling in his free time. He and his wife, Dawn, have two children.

Mitch Blonde
Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Public Affairs/Chief Advancement...
Mitch Blonde
Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Public Affairs/Chief Advancement Officer
Rahat Ahmed
Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed

Director of Donor Relations

AhmedR@tiffin.edu
419-448-5863

Rahat Ahmed

Rahat Ahmed
Director of Donor Relations
Rahat Ahmed
Director of Donor Relations
419-448-5863
Linda Good
Linda Good

Linda Good

Grant Writer

GoodL@tiffin.edu
419-448-3292

Linda Good

Linda Good
Grant Writer
Linda Good
Grant Writer
419-448-3292
Audrey Heslet
Audrey Heslet

Audrey Heslet

Asst. Director of Advancement Services

hesletad@tiffin.edu
419-448-3282

Audrey Heslet

Audrey Heslet
Asst. Director of Advancement Services
Audrey Heslet
Asst. Director of Advancement Services
419-448-3282
Mikki King
Mikki King

Mikki King

Director of Annual Giving

KingMR@tiffin.edu
419-448-3443

Mikki King

Mikki King
Director of Annual Giving
Mikki King
Director of Annual Giving
419-448-3443
Sandy Koehler
Sandy Koehler

Sandy Koehler

Director of Event Services

KoehlerS@tiffin.edu
419-448-3323

Sandy Koehler

Sandy Koehler
Director of Event Services
Sandy Koehler
Director of Event Services
419-448-3323
Sarah Porter
Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter

Coordinator of Event Services

PorterSE@tiffin.edu
419-448-3593

Sarah Porter

Sarah Porter
Coordinator of Event Services
Sarah Porter
Coordinator of Event Services
419-448-3593
Bryce Riggs
Bryce Riggs

Bryce Riggs

Associate Director of Development

RiggsBH@tiffin.edu
567-268-6030

Bryce Riggs

Bryce joined the department in 2018.

Bryce Riggs
Associate Director of Development
Bryce Riggs
Associate Director of Development
567-268-6030
Vickie Wilkins
Vickie Wilkins

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Director of Alumni Relations

WilkinsVM@tiffin.edu
419-448-3595

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)

Vickie Wilkins ('09/'11)
Director of Alumni Relations
Vickie Wilkins ('0...
Director of Alumni Relations
419-448-3595