Regional Development Team

Members of the Regional Development team serve as University ambassadors who develop relationships and connect constituents throughout the country with Colorado State University, and match constituents’ philanthropic interests with the greatest needs of the University.

For more information, contact:

Mike LaPlante

Associate Vice President, Development
(970) 491-5669 office
mike.laplante@colostate.edu

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Portland, Oregon
  • San Francisco, California
  • Seattle, Washington

John Festervand

Regional Director
(970) 491-2167 office
john.festervand@colostate.edu

  • Austin, Texas
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Various cities in the state of Ohio
  • Washington, D.C.

Amanda Giacalone

Regional Director
(970) 491-2025 office
amanda.giacalone@colostate.edu

  • Dallas, Texas
  • Various cities in the state of Florida
  • Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona
  •  New York City, New York

Torii Kapavik

Regional Director
(970) 491-3536 office
torii.kapavik@colostate.edu

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Houston, Texas
  • Los Angeles and San Diego, California

Lydia McPeek

Assistant Director of Regional Development
(970) 491-3536 office
lydia.mcpeek@colostate.edu

  • Greater Denver area

Nicolle Gregg

Donor Relations Coordinator, Regional Development
(970) 491-1828 office
nicolle.gregg@colostate.edu

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