Meet the Team

Katie Naughton

Executive Vice President of Institutional Advancement & Community Engagement

716.881.6262 ext 1110

leah Wiseman

Nardin Fund and Special Events Manager

716.881.6262 ext 1350

Jeanne Ernst

Advancement Services Coordinator

716.881.6262 ext 1015

Jennifer Westerholt '95

Director of Strategic Advancement & Communications

716-881-6262 ext 1700

Abby Robertson E'09, '13

Alumni Relations Manager

716-881-6262 ext 1861

Our Cause, Our Impact

The mission of Nardin Academy’s Office of Institutional Advancement is to educate and engage the Nardin community, developing strong and lasting relationships, in order to enhance the student experience through philanthropic support.

What is possible

Our vision is to elevate Nardin Academy to a position of national recognition by supporting innovative curriculum and programs, and by providing resources to make the Nardin educational experience available to more students.

We proudly collaborate with both internal and external partners to achieve our goals, which include connecting alumni, and supporting Nardin’s unique mission by ensuring the financial stability and commensurate growth of the Academy.

Our Values

The tools with which we will accomplish our goals are:

  • Change and innovation
  • Empathy and compassion
  • Integrity and accountability
  • Leadership and initiative
  • Trust and transparency