Jefferson Scholars Foundation

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is committed to building a cohesive team of talented, mission-driven individuals who are eager to work together toward a common cause. Currently, there are no open positions. For general inquiries, please contact the Foundation’s main line.

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Office
112 Clarke Court
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
(434) 243-9029

Programs Team

  • Katie Cowen (Col ’84), Senior Associate Director of Programs
  • Corinna Fonseca, Program Coordinator
  • Jen Fralin, Administrative Assistant and Office Coordinator
  • Sarah Elaine Hart (Col ’10), Director of Walentas Scholars Program
  • Kelli Krawczyk, Assistant Director of Selection Operations
  • Jamala Massenburg (Engr ’01, GSBA ’09), Director of Graduate Programs
  • Ben Skipper (Col ’03), Vice President and Director of Jefferson Scholars Program and Alumni Relations
  • Jim Sparrow, Director of National Fellowship Program
  • Linda Winecoff (Arch ’92), National Fellowship and Enrichment Coordinator

Development Team

  • Julia Bolger (Col ’15), Executive and Database Assistant
  • Pat Ingram (Col ’86), Vice President and Director of Development
  • Kevin Murray, Director of Gift Planning
  • Christine Patrick (Col ’92), Associate Director of Development
  • Peter Schmidt (Col ’70, GSBA ’74), Major Gifts Officer

Finance Team

  • Robbyn Callahan (Com ’99, Com ’00), Vice President and Director of Finance 
  • Ginny Sawyer, Assistant Director of Finance 
  • Karen Tapscott, Finance Associate
  • Paula Wagner, Finance Associate

Operations Team

  • Lew Burrus (Com ’13), Director of Technology
  • Joyce Carman (Col ’01), Director of Communications
  • Matt Dakolios (Educ ’09, Data ’21), IT Manager
  • Helen Dwyer (Com ’92), Vice President and Director of Business Planning and Operations
  • Caroline Michalak, Assistant Director of Event and Facilities Operations
  • Kimberly Smith (Col ’91), Payroll and Benefits Manager
  • Jimmy Wright, President