SARUP welcomes new Development Director

Friday, April 12, 2013

Chris Ciancimino has joined SARUP as Director of Development. Chris comes from the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, where he was Associate Vice President of Philanthropy, returning to UWM, where he served as Director of Annual Giving and filled other development roles for seven years.

Chris has a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from UW-Oshkosh, a Master's of Public Administration from UW-Milwaukee, and anticipates obtaining his Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification soon.

In addition to managing the philanthropic efforts for SARUP, he will work closely with faculty and staff in the development and submittal of grant proposals in support of research opportunities, and track awards to ensure compliance with budgetary deadlines and report submissions. Chris will also help to direct the fundraising efforts for Innovation Campus.

We welcome Chris to SARUP!