About Us: Administration

Spelman Spring

Meet Our Team

The Division of Institutional Advancement is vested with the responsibility of raising visibility and credibility, cultivating friends, and securing financial resources to keep the promise of Spelman College as the liberal arts institution of choice for women of African descent.

Our vision is to create top of mind presence among our constituencies and the global community that will lead to desired levels of support and advocacy from public and private sectors.

In realizing this vision, we seek to create, sustain and support a climate of harmony, respect, and compassion that values innovation, empowers the individual, recognizes talent, celebrates achievement, and fosters a spirit of open communication, mutuality, collaboration, teamwork and fun!

Office of the Vice President

Jessie Brooks Named Spelman's Vice President of Institutional Advancement at
Jessie Brooks
Vice President
Institutional Advancement
Rockefeller Hall, 202C
404-270-5323
jlbrooks@spelman.edu

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Naima Valerie Porter-Sparks
Executive Assistant
Rockefeller Hall, 202D
404-270-5127
vporter4@spelman.edu

Angelica Dandridge
Angelica M. Dandridge

Development Coordinator
Rockefeller Hall, 202
404-270-5039
adandridge@spelman.edu

Advancement Services

Donna Gould
Donna Gould 
Director
Milligan 2002
404-270-5052
dgould@spelman.edu
Liane Sewell
Liane Sewell 
Donor Services Specialist
Milligan 2105
404-270-5054
lsewell@spelman.edu
Henry Twum
Henry Twum
Programmer/Data Analyst
Milligan 2106
404-270-5071
htwum@spelman.edu
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Carolyn Dawson

Database Coordinator
Milligan 2101
404-270-5322
cdawson7@spelman.edu
Lynn Miller
Lynn Miller

Database Assistant
Milligan 2103
404-270-6036
lmille23@spelman.edu
Tracey Wilson
Tracey Wilson 
Research Analyst
Milligan 2104
404-270-5038 
twilso17@spelman.edu

Annual Giving

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Keisha Myco

Director
Rockefeller Hall, 203L
404-270-5046
kmyco@spelman.edu
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Nelson Thomas

Assistant Director
Rockefeller Hall, 203F
404-270-5067
nthoma22@spelman.edu
Brandon Brown
Brandon Brown
Annual Giving Coordinator
Rockefeller Hall, 203Q
404-270-6410
bbrown73@spelman.edu

Donor Relations

Jihan Lang
Jihan Lang 
Interim Director
Rockefeller Hall, 203J
404-270-5063
jlang@spelman.edu
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Lakesha Jones

Donor Relations Coordinator
Rockefeller Hall, 203N
404-270-5062
lakesha.jones@spelman.edu

Corporate and Foundation Relations

Shelese Lane
Shelese Lane 
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-5110 
sjlane@spelman.edu
Nicole Lee
Nicole Lee 
Development Writer
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-6411 
snlee@spelman.edu

Leadership and Planned Gifts

Faye Ainsworth
Faye Ainsworth
Sr. Philanthropy Adviser
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-5059
fainswor@spelman.edu
Cassandra Joseph
Cassandra Joseph
Leadership Gifts Officer
Rockefeller Hall, 203B
404-270-5057
cjosep10@spelman.edu
Chardina Choate
Chardina "Dina" Choate 
Leadership Gifts Officer 
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-5049
cchoate@spelman.edu
Shenika Swan
Shenika Swan
Planned Giving Officer
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-5085
sswan@spelman.edu
Paulette Myers-Ervin
Paulette Myers-Ervin
Leadership Gifts Coordinator
Rockefeller Hall
404-270-6421
pmyerser@spelman.edu