UNM Hospitals Development & Marketing Office Now Complete
Albuquerque, NM The UNM Hospitals Development & Marketing Office is now complete with experienced employees and new staff. Ten employees are responsible for all aspects of UNM Hospitals Advancement, including the Children's Miracle Network Annual Fund program, Special Gifts programs and events, Major Gift initiatives and marketing of the UNM Hospitals' quality teaching and healthcare services.
UNM Hospitals include UNM Hospital, UNM Children's Hospital, UNM Children's Psychiatric Center, UNM Psychiatric Center and UNM Hospice.
Randy Gleason is the Executive Director of Development & Marketing for UNM Hospitals. Gleason says his goal is "to create a full-fledged development program for UNM Hospitals, giving more people an opportunity to participate in what we're doing in a meaningful way." His personal efforts will be focused on the Major Gifts program and the Marketing efforts.
Gleason holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from New Mexico State University, and a Master of Arts degree in counseling from St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas
He has two decades of financial management experience, including various senior vice- presidential and regional-manager positions with Wells Fargo Bank. Earlier in his career, Gleason worked for 10 years in health care.
Gleason's recent civic involvement includes serving as District Governor for District 5520 for Rotary International and Chairman of the Clinical Operations Board of the University Health Sciences Center. He also serves as a Board Member for New Heart Rehabilitation, Inc. and as a member of the New Mexico Business Journal Editorial Advisory Board.
Christina Fenton is a Development Officer for UNM Hospitals. Her responsibilities include directing the UNM Health Sciences Center Art Program, which includes more than 700 pieces worth close to $2 million and working with the development team on fundraising projects. Fenton came to UNM in 1992 and has held a variety of posts within the Health Sciences Center. Most recently she was managing special projects for the HSC Administration, including the award-winning publication Alliances.
Prior to UNM, Fenton worked for Futures for Children as the Assistant Director of Development, Executive Director of the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Executive Director of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and as Cultural Programs Coordinator for the City of Pittsburgh.
Fenton has a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. Her civic involvement currently includes serving on the boards of the Albuquerque Arts Alliance, UNM Friends of Art, and UNM Friends of Dance. She is also a member of The Rotary Club of Albuquerque.
Colleen Harris is Development Officer for UNM Hospitals. She is responsible for planning and managing special events, developing and executing the Special Gifts fundraising program, as well as coordinating foundation and grant applications for the five UNM hospitals. She also is assisting the Executive Director in the development of a marketing plan.
Prior to joining The UNM Hospitals' Development Office, Harris worked for Opera Southwest as Development and Marketing Director. She also owned Golden Key Marketing, a marketing and consulting firm.
Harris has an MBA in Management from American Graduate of International Management Thunderbird. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with an emphasis on Research from Bradley University.
Sonya Warwick is the Children's Miracle Network Director for UNM Children's Hospitals. She is responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with Children's Miracle Network sponsors; coordinating the Annual Radiothon and facilitating the annual Children's Miracle Network television broadcast.
Warwick joined UNM in June 1996 as a Marketing Specialist with the Marketing Department of the UNM Health Sciences Center, was then promoted to Senior Marketing Representative in 1998. Warwick began work as a Public Affairs Representative at the UNM Health Sciences Center in 1999, and has been in her current position since November 2000.
Warwick graduated from UNM in May 1996 with a BA with a double major in English and Journalism and Mass Communications.
Warwick's civic duties include previous board member of the NM Chapter of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development; committee member of PRSA's El Cumbre Awards, 2001 and recent member of the Mothers of Twins Club.
Danielle Sengel is the Children's Miracle Network Coordinator for UNM Hospitals. She serves as liaison with the local representatives of the Children's Miracle Network sponsors regarding innovative fundraising opportunities. Sengel assists major local sponsors with special events and is available to speak to community groups about UNM Children's Hospital.
Sengel attended the University of Washington and taught at the Buddhist University in Korea.
Sengel's civic duties include being a Board Member of Duke City Civitan; a community member for the Bravos Awards, the Arts Alliance and participating on the UNM Library Sock Hop Committee. She has been instrumental in starting, and remains involved in, a major community genealogy project in New Mexico.
Denise Codding is the Development Coordinator for UNM Hospitals. She has been in her current position for more than two years, but has been with UNM Hospitals since 1993. As Development Coordinator, Codding is responsible for managing all department budgeting and accounting, coordinating the Direct Mail Program, and telethon allocations and helping with UNM Hospitals' special events including the UNM Hospital Internal Balloon Campaign and coordinating volunteers for fundraising events. Prior to working with UNM Hospitals, Codding was in the Hospitality Industry.
Janis Fensterer is the Promotions Producer for UNM Hospitals. Fensterer produces and edits the annual Children's Miracle Network Telethon, as well as other visual and audio montages and interviews used during the Radio-thons. Janis was instrumental in the creation of the "Heroes Helping Heroes" program where firefighters fill their helmets with donations for UNM Children's Hospital.
Prior to joining UNM Hospitals, Fensterer worked for KOB-TV as Assistant Production Manager. She was responsible for directing the 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. newscasts, as well as overseeing the Production Staff and directing Special Event broadcasts including the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, The New Mexico State Fair broadcasts, The Children's Miracle Network Telethon and the State of the State Address by the Governor of New Mexico.
Rey Garduño is a Public Affairs Representative for UNM Hospitals. His primary responsibilities include developing and implementing cooperative marketing projects with community partners of UNM Hospitals In addition Rey assists in the development of collateral materials that educate the community about the many clinical operations of the UNM Hospitals.
Prior to his current position Garduño worked for Carrie Tingley Hospital as Public Affairs Representative, owned Rey Garduño Photography, and was Co-Owner, President and CEO of Strombergs, Inc. Garduño was also Public Information Officer for Albuquerque Public Schools from July 1974 to July, 1986.
Garduño graduated from Brooks Institute, Santa Barbara, California with a Baccalaureate in Professional Arts: Major: Cinematography and Photo Journalism / Illustration. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), New Mexico Public Relations Society of America (NMPRSA) and an affiliate of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (FRE).
Garduño's civic duties include: Spina Bifida Association of NM Board, Chairman; KIWANIS Club of Albuquerque Board, Distinguished Past President; Hispano Chamber of Commerce Board, Education and Outreach Committees; Albuquerque T-VI Foundation Board, Fundraising Committee; All Faiths Receiving Home Board, Fundraising Committee; Executive's Association of Greater Albuquerque Board, Speakers' Bureau.
Diane Montoya is Public Affairs Representative for UNM Hospitals. She is responsible for writing, editing, designing and publishing material for UNM Hospitals to improve communication to both external and internal customers. She also writes scripts and contributes to the production of videos for The Children's Miracle Network broadcast packages and segments. Montoya also does public relations for Development Office special events and projects.
Prior to joining UNM, Montoya worked as Marketing Manager with ARCA, a non-profit organization that provides services for individuals with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. She also worked with The Garrity Group Public Relations and KOB-TV.
Montoya has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis on Advertising from UNM and an Associate of Applied Science degree from Albuquerque TVI.
Montoya's civic activities include serving as Publicity Chairperson for the UNM Homecoming Committee; at San Felipe de Neri Church; and with The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) as The Cumbre Awards Chairperson in 2000.
Jennifer Lowe is a Development Specialist for UNM Hospitals. Her responsibilities are to assist in the planning, development, and implementation of a broad scope of program activities related to donor stewardship and associated fund raising for the UNM Hospitals. She will also be involved in the functions of donor research, proposal writing, record-keeping services and other development support activities.
Prior to joining the UNM Hospitals Development Office, Lowe worked with the UNM Foundation in Major and Special Gifts and as a work study student in the office of the Vice President of Advancement.
Lowe graduated from UNM in 2001 with a BUS in Political Science. She is a member of Duke City Civitan.
Contact: Diane Montoya, 277-4453