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Executive Team

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

Ayanna McConnell

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

Areas: Executive

Ayanna McConnell

Angila Chapman

Vice President & CFO
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Angila and her team ensure the Association is operating efficiently and effectively through financial oversight, technical support, and facilities management.

Areas: Accounting/Business Operations, Technology

Angila Chapman

Dave Schueler, ’92

Senior Vice President, Alumni Engagement
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Dave and his team oversee all alumni programming, including travel, Camp Michigania, alumni engagement, athletics, education, and career.

Areas: Alumni Career/Education, Alumni Engagement, Alumni Travel, Events, Michigania

Dave Schueler

Ed Bourelly

Chief Marketing Officer
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Ed and his team help build awareness and stronger engagement for the Association’s programming through multi-channel campaigns and strategies. The team also develops and implements membership services for alumni.

Areas: Advertising/Sponsorship, Communications, Data, Marketing/Membership

Ed Bourelly

Shumiala Kinnear

Vice President for University Relations & Chief Development Officer
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Shumiala and her team oversee the Association’s fundraising, university relations, alumni advocacy, and student engagement programs.

Areas: Alumni Advocacy, Alumni Volunteer, Fundraising, LEAD Scholars/Students

Shumiala Kinnear

Katie Ehnis

Associate Vice President for Human Resources
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Katie and her team develop and execute human resource strategy in support of the strategic direction of the Association. Additionally, the team oversees the strategic planning process and customer service function for the organization, and she also leads the Association’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice strategic initiatives.

Areas: Customer Relations, Human Resources

Katie Ehnis
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