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Cameron Hall

Cameron Hall

As a progressive and forward-thinking fundraising and engagement strategist with proven experience in donor acquisition and retention through annual giving, alumni engagement and donor relations, Cameron J. Hall serves Augustana College as the Director of Annual Giving. There he leads a team that is responsible for providing oversight of strategic fundraising and engagement efforts through direct marketing, digital marketing, and telemarketing.


Caroline J. Swiderski

Caroline is the assistant director of annual giving at Augustana College (Rock Island, IL). She manages the college’s annual giving services including telemarketing and crowdfunding. Caroline also oversees several volunteer groups including the GOLD Council, Social Media Ambassadors and GIVE Council (a student philanthropy group).

Prior to working with Augustana College, Caroline spent several years working in marketing and public relations. She graduated from Augustana College with a bachelor’s of arts degree in Communication Studies, Business Administration with a Marketing and Management concentration.


Catherine Marhenke

Catherine Marhenke serves as Director of Annual Giving at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Catherine is responsible for overseeing the strategy and execution of programs that contribute to Colgate’s $13 million annual fund and 13,000+ annual alumni donor participation. Her team manages programs that include marketing, recent alumni participation, volunteer management, stewardship, parent giving, and student philanthropy.

Catherine came to Colgate in 2016, bringing with her a decade of non-profit and higher education fundraising experience, including roles at the University of Central Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Her expertise lies in multi-channel unrestricted fundraising including direct mail, digital strategy, and emerging trends.

Catherine earned her BA in theatre from the University of South Carolina and her MS in community and economic development from the University of Central Arkansas. She is a certified Raisers Edge user and currently serves on Colgate’s RE NXT Core Implementation team.


Cameron Hall

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