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Anne Hurd ’81    Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer
Anne Hurd '81
  230 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 5743
  anne.hurd@greensboro.edu

Anne Jones Hurd, the daughter of a Greensboro College alumna and the college’s longtime former business manager, joined the staff in August 2015 as vice president and chief advancement officer.

Hurd graduated from Greensboro College in 1981, earned a master’s in Applied Communication at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). She has served in senior fund-raising and advancement positions at three private educational institutions in Greensboro: Canterbury School, Guilford College, and Greensboro Day School. During her tenure, those institutions successfully completed capital campaigns and related fundraising programs.

Hurd has served as chair of the Greensboro College Alumni Association and on the Board of Trustees, whose Institutional Advancement Committee she chaired.

Elena Henry ’02    Director of Advancement Services
 
Elena Henry '02
  227 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 5228
  ehenry@greensboro.edu

As the sunlight streamed through the windows of Finch Chapel during her audition, Elena knew Greensboro College felt like home. After earning the top music scholarship available, she spent the next four years studying voice, piano, and history, graduating with a music-performance degree in 2002. Following commencement, Elena joined the GC work family as the switchboard operator. In 2007, she became the Director of Advancement Services, supervising the alumni and donor database, providing prospect development & research, managing gift records and reporting, and facilitating donor recognition and stewardship. As a fan of genealogy, Elena has enjoyed discovering the many GC alumni families. Her husband, Christopher, and two of his brothers also earned bachelor degrees from GC. Elena lives in High Point with her husband and three daughters.

Kaleigh Hemstock ’16    Director of Alumni Engagement
Kaleigh Hemstock '16
  224 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 5403
  kaleigh.hemstock@greensboro.edu

Kaleigh Hemstock graduated from Greensboro College in 2016 with a BA in English. During her four years here, she played lacrosse, served as a Pride Leader, and worked as a work-study student for Admissions. She began working as the Advancement Services Administrator the Monday after graduating. In October 2017, she started her new role as the Director of Alumni Engagement. She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Higher Education Administration. Originally from Connecticut, she lives in Greensboro with her cat and dog.
Savvy Bowen ’17    Advancement Services Administrator
  229 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 5265
  savannah.bowen@greensboro.edu

Savvy Bowen graduated magna cum laude from Greensboro College in May 2017 with a major in English and a minor in creative writing as well as a 4.0 GPA. She was inducted into the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta in 2016.

Savvy received the Collegian Excellence Award and the Excellence in English Award in Spring 2017. After having worked in the service industry for five years and having interned in the Institutional Advancement Department in 2016-17, she happily accepted the position of Advancement Services Administrator in the department in October 2017.

She lives in Greensboro with her black cat, Salem, and her fiancé, Chris. Chris and Savvy will be married Sept. 21, 2018.