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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.

Kristen Brown ’04    Director of Alumni Programs
Kristen Brown
  224 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 5403
  kristen.brown@greensboro.edu

Kristen Crutchfield Brown rejoined the staff in August 2016 as Director of Alumni Programs.  She is a 2004 graduate of Greensboro College and earned a master’s in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University. 

Brown’s background includes positions at several colleges and universities, including East Carolina University, Virginia Wesleyan College, and Greensboro College.  She previously served Greensboro College in a volunteer capacity on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and on staff as Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Director of Annual Giving, and Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, prior to taking time off to be a stay at home mother.  Brown lives in Kernersville with her husband, two sons, and their two Boston Terriers. 
Kaleigh Hemstock ’16    Advancement Services Administrator
Kaleigh Hemstock '16
  229 Main Building

  336-272-7102, ext. 52653
  kaleigh.hemstock@greensboro.edu