Our Staff

Our Staff

imageJeff Young, CFRE
Director of Philanthropy, Gift and Estate Planning
Phone: 330-672-8382
FAX: 330-672-3049
jyoun101@kent.edu

Prior to his appointment on the Gift and Estate Planning team, Jeff served for over three years as an Advancement Officer in the College of the Arts at Kent State. He has a passion for helping alumni, friends and emeriti secure the future of Kent State through a planned gift.


imageNancy Wagner
Director of Philanthropy, Gift and Estate Planning
Phone: 330-672-0424
FAX: 330-672-3049
nwagner9@kent.edu

Nancy has served as an advancement officer in planned giving and development at two other universities in Ohio prior to Kent State. With a commitment to advance and enhance students educational experience at Kent State, Nancy assists friends, alumni, and emeriti who wish to leave their legacy through a planned gift.


imageJane Rossman
Special Assistant, Gift and Estate Planning
Phone: 330-672-1000
FAX: 330-672-3049
jrossman@kent.edu

Since 1996, Jane has provided support to the leadership of Gift and Estate Planning. She oversees the Herrick Society programs, donor inquiries, annual workshops and training seminars, assists in the creation of donor proposals, marketing, gift annuities, trusts, and donor stewardship; and coordinates numerous special projects.


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