Vice President for Institutional Advancement and University Relations
In her role as Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, Szuminsky guides the alumni relations and development team to inform and engage all graduates of Waynesburg University and to promote philanthropic giving among alumni, friends, foundations and corporations. Prior to this role, Szuminsky served the University as the Director of Alumni Relations, focusing on alumni outreach and engagement, and prior to that as the Assistant Director of University Relations, focusing on media relations, public relations and marketing.
Szuminsky earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Leadership and Human Resources. Szuminsky is also a graduate of Leadership Pittsburgh’s Leadership Development Initiative, earning a certificate in Leadership Development.
Active in the community, Szuminsky serves as the President of the Rotary Club of Waynesburg, the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Waynesburg Area Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Southwest Regional Medical Center Advocacy Committee. She previously served on the Board of Directors for the Greene County Tourism Promotion Agency.
Szuminsky is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council, and the Public Relations Society of America. She is an active member and volunteer with Christ Community Church of the South Hills in Upper St. Clair, PA.