Who We Are

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E. John Mckee

Assistant Vice President for Planned Giving and Philanthropy
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John has been in higher education in major and planned giving roles for 20 years, serving at Gallaudet University and University of Maryland, College Park, before joining the staff at UMB in February 2018. John earned his BA at Yale University and his MA at the University of Delaware in its Winterthur Program, working as a museum curator and director before moving into fundraising full-time. A native of Seattle, John now lives in Baltimore City within walking distance to campus.

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Liz Connors

Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving Marketing and Administration
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Liz has been at UMB since 2006, providing outreach for the central planned giving office throughout campus, as well as managing its marketing and administration. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her MS in Marketing from the University of Maryland University College.

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Alvette Chase

Office Manager
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Alvette has been a part of the Planned Giving department since 2012, managing daily operations. She has been a part of the UMB campus for over 13 years in various administrative capacities.