• Meet the Team

     

    Sandi

    Sandi White, Director of Development
    Sandi White is not new to Villanova. Her daughter, Lexi, graduated from VPS in 2008. As parents, both Sandi and her husband were actively involved in the school’s fundraising efforts. Sandi has an undergraduate degree in Education from Purdue University and a Masters in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage, Family Therapy from Cal State, Northridge. Sandi joins us from Thacher School where she worked as the campaign director for the development team. Sandi has been involved with non-profit fundraising for over 20 years and her work has centered around fundraising that specifically benefits families, to include young adults and students. Sandi may be reached at (805) 646-1464 ext. 118 or by email at swhite@villanovaprep.org.

    Leanne

    Leanne Blackwell, Associate Director of Development
    Leanne serves as the Associate Director of Development at Villanova, managing the school's annual fund. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications, specialized in public relations and advertising from California Lutheran University where she also completed her MBA in Marketing. Prior to Villanova, she worked for nearly four years in educational programming at Cal Lutheran’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Prior to working at Cal Lutheran, Leanne worked as a Digital Communications Manager at a local marketing and PR firm, designing full cycle public relations and marketing campaigns. She is particularly excited to also serve as the sophomore class moderator, leading fun class events and activities. Leanne may be reached at (805) 646-1464 ext. 175 or by email at lblackwell@villanovaprep.org

     

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    Tim Bunce, Alumni Relations & Resident Academic Faculty
    Tim Bunce works with both our alumni and current boarding students. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific in English and communications as well as a master's degree in education from California Lutheran University. Prior to joining the Development Office, Tim was a member of our English faculty for over thirty years. In his current roles, Tim participates in alumni reunions and mixers, conducts alumni outreach, and provides academic support through our English Immersion with Support (EIS) program. His favorite Villanova tradition is a virtual tie between Wildcat Day, Baccalaureate Mass, and Graduation. Simply put, Tim believes Villanova is great because of our students, and if you visited his office you would find students who are curious, hard-working, eager, and talented. Tim may be reached at (805) 646-1464 ext. 166 or by email at tbunce@villanovaprep.org.

    Summer



    Summer Garrison, Development Specialist

    Summer Garrison is the development content and data manager. She holds a bachelor's degree from Pitzer College in Political Science and Classical Studies. Prior to working for Villanova, Summer worked in development at Pitzer College and Catholic Charities. Summer is an Ojai local and an avid tennis player. She is excited to be at Villanova's gorgeous campus surrounded by extraordinary students. Summer may be reached at (805) 646-1464 ext. 127 or by email at sgarrison@villanovaprep.org.