Millikin University President Dr. Patrick White has appointed Gina Bianchi '93 vice president for alumni and development at Millikin. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2018. In this position, Bianchi will guide Millikin's fundraising and alumni relations efforts, and, as a member of the president's cabinet, will be a leader and advocate for the entire Millikin community.
Bianchi succeeds Charles Hahn, who served as vice president for alumni and development from February 2017 to June 2018. Hahn will remain with the Millikin Alumni and Development Office as a senior advisor for development.
Prior to her appointment as vice president, Gina Bianchi served as associate vice president for alumni and development from February 2017 to June 2018. She also served as interim vice president from August 2016 to February 2017.
Bianchi previously served as senior director of alumni and donor engagement at Millikin University starting in August 2013. During her tenure, she was responsible for the overall management of the University's alumni and donor engagement programs and events, which were designed to engage Millikin alumni and friends with the overall life of the University. Bianchi's leadership in strategizing and collaborating with others across campus to reach out to alumni and friends was instrumental in the success of the recent Transform MU Capital Campaign. Bianchi recently earned the credential of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).