Transitions within the Office of the President

The Office of the President is pleased to announce that Christine Curry, who has been serving as special assistant to the president since June 2019 ― helping us through a period of administrative reorganization ― will join the Advancement Division where she will share her years of experience and expertise, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Christine has accepted a newly formed position – stewardship and development program coordinator ― which allows Advancement to benefit from her development experience. 

In her new role, Christine will be responsible for managing and tracking the Foundation’s stewardship and strategic plans, compiling donor research, event planning, staffing the Foundation’s Development Committee, and coordinating other special assignments.

Christine spent 18 years at The University of Akron in a number of professional leadership roles, including Director of Development/Stewardship and Donor Services and Director, Office of the Alumni Association.  She earned her bachelor’s and master’s in communications at The University of Akron.  

We are also pleased to announce that Jill Miller will move to the position of special assistant to the president. Since Oct. 1, 2019, Jill has been serving as an administrative specialist, providing executive level support to the vice president for human resources and diversity; the vice president for government and external affairs; and the chief of staff and secretary to the Board of Trustees. 

Prior to joining NEOMED, Jill worked at OMNOVA Solutions as executive assistant - law, Lifebanc as executive assistant to the chief executive officer and Ben Venue Laboratories as the executive assistant for sales and quality.  In those positions, she streamlined daily processes utilizing the skills obtained through her Six Sigma certification. Jill’s new role is effective Nov. 12.

Please join us in congratulating both Christine and Jill.

Michelle M. Mulhern, M.P.A.
Chief of Staff and
Secretary, Board of Trustees

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