Emily is the Coordinator of Donor Relations for the Office of Advancement Services. She joined the team in September 2017. Emily received her BA from SUNY New Paltz and her MS from SUNY Albany in Childhood Education. Emily brings with her a background in the non-profit and education industries. Prior to joining Purchase College, Emily spent almost 10 years working for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, located in Cold Spring, NY, where she had multiple roles, including Development Associate and Box Office Manager. For over 5 years, Emily worked as a substitute teacher in multiple school districts in Dutchess and Westchester Counties. She looks forward to her role as a Staff Success Mentor at Purchase where she can continue to fulfill her passion of helping students to achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals. Outside of Purchase College, Emily enjoys hiking the Hudson Valley with friends, spending time with her family, traveling, fishing, cooking, and much more!