Advancement Staff

Bob Preloger
Bob Preloger
Vice President
Bob serves as the Vice President for Advancement and previously served as Vice President for Marketing & Communications at Augustana from 2006-2012. From 1993-2004, he served the College as Vice President for Enrollment, overseeing admission and financial aid. Between 2004-2006, he worked for The Lawlor Group, a Minneapolis-based higher education marketing firm. He earned his B.A. and M.A. at Concordia University Chicago.
Beth Bornhoft
Beth Bornhoft '91
Administrative Assistant, Athletic Development
Joe Brown
Joe Brown
Assistant Logistics Coordinator
Beth is the Administrative Assistant for the Athletic Development Office and the Augustana Athletic Club and has been in this position since November 2011. A 1991 Augustana graduate, she most recently worked on campus as the division coordinator for the Humanities division. Joe is Augustana's Assistant Logistics Coordinator, working with Brian Rieger on set-ups and tech needs for meetings and conferences on campus. He is a USF graduate who majored in communications studies and minored in business. An Army National Guard veteran, he most recently worked at Hy-Vee and for Bluefire Design Group as a project manager.
Corey Camp
Corey Camp '94
Director of the Augustana Fund & Annual Giving
Nate Dally
Nate Dally
Senior Director of Development
Corey is the Director of the Augustana Fund and Annual Giving. He leads annual giving initiatives and is responsible for the successful management of Augustana's efforts to generate renewable gifts on an annual basis. Corey is a 1994 Augustana graduate who majored in communications. Prior to returning to Augustana, his career experiences include real estate, the financial services industry, marketing and Nike. Nate is the Senior Director of Development. He works with donors to secure major gifts to the College — capital, endowed, or through estates. He earned his bachelor's degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., majoring in business administration, political science and English. Nate is a lifetime resident of Sioux Falls and is starting his 25th year of service to Augustana in the Advancement Office.
Jon Eng
Jon Eng '91
Director of Athletic Development
Mike Flynn
Mike Flynn
Director of Development
Jon is the Director of Athletic Development. He manages and secures gifts for the Augustana Athletic Club, which supports Augustana's student-athletes and athletic programs. A Sioux Falls native, Jon graduated from Augustana in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in history/secondary education. Mike is Director of Development. He works with donors to secure major gifts and planned gifts to the College. From 2004 to 2010, he was Executive Director of the Sioux Falls Catholic Schools Foundation. He earned his bachelor's degree from USD, majoring in business administration.
Katie Foutz
Katie Foutz '00
Assistant Director of Communications
Brad Heegel
Brad Heegel '76
Administrative Director of Performing and Visual Arts
Katie is the Assistant Director of Communications, joining the staff in 2012. Katie produces and manages content for the alumni website, social media channels and fundraising appeals, and contributes to The Augustana magazine. Before coming to Augustana, she worked as a reporter and editor for Sun-Times Media in Chicago. Brad serves as the Administrative Director of the Performing and Visual Arts. He leads the efforts for marketing this area (art, music, and theatre), fundraising for those departments, and coordinates the College music tour programs. At Augustana since graduating in 1976, he has served as the director of admission, public events, and college relations.
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson
Assistant Logistics Coordinator
Peggy Kapusta
Peggy Kapusta
Director of Online
Chris is the Assistant Logistics Coordinator for the Humanities Center (since 2009) and manages recitals, concerts and performances for the Music Department, as well as other on- and off-campus events. Previously at the Washington Pavilion for nearly 10 years, Chris was the senior stagehand and house head rigger. He holds a B.S. degree in Technical Theatre from the University of Central Arkansas. As the Director of Online Communications, Peggy works with the campus community to gather, generate, and update website and e-communication content, while ensuring established editorial, graphic and navigation standards are followed. Peggy is a 1986 South Dakota State University journalism graduate who was an e-business consultant at Wells Fargo before coming to Augustana in 2008.
Stan Krebs
Stan Krebs '75
Director of Major Gifts
Dawn Krumvieda
Dawn Krumvieda
Director of Development
Stan serves as Director of Development for Augustana in the State of Minnesota and is involved with major, annual, and planned gift work. He is a 1975 graduate of Augustana and majored in History. After a few years as a teacher in Mitchell, S.D., he spent 28 years in financial sales in the Midwest banking industry. Stan joined Augustana in January 2010 and currently resides in the Mahtomedi, Minn., area. Dawn is the Director of Development Operations. Dawn provides support for the fundraising team, oversees the fundraising database and manages student workers.
Stephanie Larscheid
Stephanie Larscheid
Director of Development
Students Outside the Mikkelsen Library
Advancement Ambassadors
If you have questions or
would like more information
on the Ambassador program,
please contact Jennifer Meiners
in the Office of Advancement.
Stephanie serves in the role of Director of Development for Augustana College focusing her efforts on major gift fundraising. She has more than six years of higher education fundraising experience and joined the Augustana staff in 2011. Stephanie is a native Iowan and earned a bachelor's degree with majors in marketing and management from Iowa State University. Advancement Ambassadors are an integral part of alumni and donor events, serving as a representative of the student body while gaining hands-on experience in the fields of event planning, fundraising and business networking. Becoming an Ambassador offers a student countless opportunities to enhance their resume and create lasting relationships benefiting them both professionally and personally.
Jennifer Meiners
Jennifer Meiners
Assistant to the Director of
Alumni Relations
Jackie Payne
Jackie Payne
Director of Development
Jennifer is the Administrative Assistant for the Alumni Office, joining the Office in 2011. She graduated from Briar Cliff College in 1998 and began her career at Augustana College in 1998 as the government documents assistant at the Mikkelsen Library. Jackie serves as the Director of Development, working with donors to secure major gifts and planned gifts to the College. Most recently, she worked at Midcontinent Communications and, from 2001-2010, served as Senior Account Exec. and Asst. V.P. for Wells Fargo. After attending two years at Augustana, she earned her B.A. at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
Joanna Qualm
Joanna Qualm '11
Donor Relations Coordinator
Brian Rieger
Brian Rieger
Logistics Coordinator
Joanna is a 2011 graduate of Augustana College with a major in biology. Previously working as circulation and work study coordinator for Augustana's Mikkelsen Library since 2011, Joanna joined the Advancement team in 2013 as Donor Relations Coordinator. She helps coordinate all donor relations for the College, as well as supporting other development areas. Brian is the Logistics Coordinator, managing major event set-ups on campus and providing logistical and technology support for meetings and conferences. Brian came to Augustana in 2005 after a career with Fuji Film. He has been in his current position since 2006.
Pete Roberts
Pete Roberts
Assistant Director of Admission Communications
Jackie Schmidtman
Jackie Schmidtman
Coordinator of Conferences
& Scheduling
Pete is the Assistant Director of Admission Communications. In this role, he manages and maintains the database of prospective future Vikings. He designs many of the publications that are used in the Admission Office and works with both the Offices of Admission and Advancement on projects related to technology integration and logistics. He earned his bachelor's degree from Iowa State in 2002, majoring in industrial technology, and holds a master's degree in education from the University of Oklahoma in 2006. He also serves the Augustana Athletic Department as the Statistics and Technology Coordinator. After an extensive career serving various law offices in Billings, Minneapolis and Sioux Falls, Jackie began her work at Augustana in 2007 as the Coordinator of Conferences and Scheduling. She is responsible for managing facility use across campus and for coordinating off-campus rental requests. She also coordinates conferences held on campus, including planning and overseeing of Augustana's summer conference programs. A native Minnesotan, Jackie graduated from Itasca Community College.
Emily Sievers
Emily Sievers '04
Director of College Events
Kelly Sprecher
Kelly Sprecher
Director of Communications & Media Relations
Emily is the Director of College Events. She coordinates special events for the campus and community, develops event marketing materials, and works to infuse the College's brand identity into each event experience. A native of Albert Lea, Minn., Emily began her career at Augustana upon graduation and assumed her current role in 2007. Kelly is the Director of Communications and Media Relations and editor of The Augustana magazine, joining the staff in 2010. She came to Augustana from Wells Fargo Regional Banking where she served as assistant vice president and communications consultant. Prior to her eight years at Wells Fargo, Kelly wrote for The Daily Republic in Mitchell, S.D. She earned her bachelor's degree with a major in mass communications from USD.
Mary Toso
Mary Toso '90
Director of Alumni Relations
Kristi Worden
Kristi Worden
Coordinator of Gift Processing
Mary is Augustana's Director of Alumni Relations. She advises the Alumni Council, Class Agents, the Augustana Academy, and coordinates Viking Days, reunion and alumni programming. A 1990 Augustana graduate, she majored in English and journalism, and earned a master's degree with an emphasis in student affairs at Loyola University Chicago. Kristi is a 1992 graduate of St. Cloud State University with a major in international business. Kristi joined Augustana in 2005 as part of the Business Office before moving to her current position in 2007. She helps oversee all gifts and pledges to the College, as well as supporting scholarship creation, prospect research, and other development areas.

Pay us a visit.

The Office of Advancement is located on the third floor of the Administration Building, located at 2001 South Summit Avenue.

The campus scheduling and logistics staff office is on the main floor of the Edith Mortenson Center near the theatre and Student Services office suite.