Devon Villa Gessert

Devon Villa Gessert

Director, Research & Prospect Management
Office of Development and Alumni Relations

  • I am a native Washingtonian, and have been with AU since August 2002. In my position here in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, I manage prospect research functions, prospect management functions, and special projects. Prior to AU, I worked in the Development Office of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation and KCET-TV Public Television in Los Angeles.

    I serve as president of the APRA-Metro DC chapter board and am an active member of the Association of Prospect Researchers for Advancement (APRA), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and the Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP).
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  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    McKinley...the soon-to-be new SOC Building!

    Book Currently Reading:

    The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry, an AU alum :)

  • Development, Office of
  • 4401 Connecticut Avenue - 7th Floor

  • (202) 885-5923 (Office)
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