OUR TEAM

With great care and careful consideration, our executive team leads the Association into a new era of innovation by calling on a diverse pool of history and experience.

STEVE GRAFTON

President & CEO
sgrafton@umich.edu | 734.763.9730

Steve provides leadership and direction to the Association and its leadership team, coordinating all Board of Directors activities and working with all U-M campuses.

JERRY SIGLER, ’83

Senior Vice President & CFO
jsigler@umich.edu |734.763.5055

Jerry and his team manage the financial planning, record-keeping, and fundraising of the Association, including LEAD scholarships, regional scholarships, and Camp Michigania.

DAVE SCHUELER, ’92

Vice President, Alumni Engagement
dschue@umich.edu | 734.763.9754

Dave and his team engage alumni and the University, from the local to global levels, through a network of hundreds of volunteers as well as our LEAD Scholars Program and Student Engagement Efforts.

STEVE PLATTO

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
splatto@umich.edu | 734.764.3470

Steve and his team create a wide range of brand and marketing communications that support each Program and the overall strategic direction of the organization.

JAMES COREY, MPA’11

Executive Director, Development
jtcorey@umich.edu | 734.764.3777

James and his team increase financial support for the Association through customer support, providing membership benefits and events, and directing donor efforts.

SHELLY CONNER, MS’97, PhD’00

Executive Director, Alumni Education & Enrichment
shellyah@umich.edu | 734.764.2821

Shelly and her team create ongoing education and enrichment experiences that contribute to alumni connections and success, including career development, education and travel experiences.

ANGILA CHAPMAN

Executive Director, Business Operations
simpsona@umich.edu | 734.615.3126

Angila and her team ensure the Association is operating efficiently and effectively through financial oversight, technical support, and numerous human resources and professional development opportunities.