Steve Neill '89 is the Senior Vice President for Alumni and Advancement. Prior to coming back to Gonzaga in 2015, he worked for more than 20 years in fundraising and community relations for non-profits and political campaigns. He comes from a family with deep connections to Gonzaga, with 10 first cousins and 2 brothers who are graduates. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, he lives in DC with his wife, Nancy, and their three children. Steve can be reached at 202-370-5341 or click here to send him an email.
David Dugan '98
Vice President of Alumni and Advancement
David Dugan ’98 joined the Gonzaga staff in April 2017 as the Vice President of Alumni and Advancement. Before coming back to his alma mater, David was at Georgetown Prep, most recently as the Director of Development and Alumni Relations. David is a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, where he was a captain of the football team; he also earned a master’s degree in Education Administration from Trinity Washington University. His father and three brothers are also all graduates of Gonzaga. David can be reached at 202-370-5354 or click here to send him an email.
Daniel P. Costello '72
Vice President for Major and Planned Gifts
Daniel P. Costello '72 is Vice President for Major & Planned Gifts. A 1976 graduate from the University of Maryland with a degree in Communications, Danny has served Gonzaga in a variety of capacities since 1974, including as a football coach, Director of WZAG, Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Development, and Vice President for Advancement. He took on his current role in August 2015. Danny can be reached at 202-336-7174 or click here to send him an email.
Michael J. Wilson '95
Director of Annual Fund Strategy
Mike Wilson '95 graduated from Dickinson College in 1999 with an International Studies degree before returning to Eye Street in the Fall of 1999 as the Head Coach of the freshman soccer team. Mike took on a full-time administrative position at Gonzaga in 2000, first as the Assistant Dean of Students before transitioning to the Alumni and Advancement Office, where he held several positions within the office until 2007. Mike returned to Eye Street in 2011 to oversee the completion of the Keeping The Promise capital campaign. He took on his current role in 2016, and also returned to the soccer sidelines as an assistant coach for the varsity team. Mike can be reached at 202-336-7156 or click here to send him an email.
Byron T. Harper '84
Director of Alumni Relations
Byron T. Harper ’84 is the Director of Alumni Relations. Byron holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of the District of Columbia. Prior to joining the staff at Gonzaga, he worked as a Math Enrichment instructor for grades 4-8 at St. Raphael’s in Rockville, MD. Byron, a former basketball player at Gonzaga, has been an assistant Varsity basketball coach since 2008. Byron can be reached at 202-336-7187 or click here to send him an email.
Director of Events
Jennifer S. Doherty joined Gonzaga as the Director of Events in August 2016. She was most recently the President of Doherty and Associates, llc, an event consulting firm she founded in 2011 that provided strategic planning and support services for corporate events and meetings, social events, and political and charitable fundraisers. Prior to that, Jen was Sales Executive at Design Cuisine. A graduate of Georgetown Visitation (1991) and Providence College (1995), she resides in Silver Spring, Maryland, with her husband and three boys. Jen can be reached at 202-336-7219 or click here to send her an email.
Manager of Advancement Systems & Information
Lashieta Rogers joined the Gonzaga Alumni and Advancement team in May of 2016. A D.C. native, she brings 15 years of experience working with and implementing nonprofit fundraising systems, processes, and procedures. Prior to joining Gonzaga, Lashieta worked in development at Special Olympics, Washington National Cathedral, and the Lab School of Washington. Lashieta can be reached at 202-336-7147 or click here to send her an email.
Manager of Alumni & Advancement Operations
Priscilla Flynn has worked at Gonzaga since 2007, currently as the Manager of Alumni & Advancement Operations. She grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Juniata College with a degree in chemistry. Before starting her family, she worked as a real estate analyst for Shannon & Luchs. She is married to Dan Flynn '77 and has four children, Molly, Danny '12, Matt '13 and Kevin. Priscilla can be reached at 202-336-7167 or click here to send her an email.
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