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Jeff Wendorf

Vice President of Advancement

Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

As the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association’s Vice President of Advancement, Jeff Wendorf is responsible for growing relationships with alumni, donors and organizations that support the achievement of engagement and fundraising goals. He oversees or serves as an advisor for regional and campus-based outreach programs to help cultivate and steward high influence/high impact alumni volunteers and potential donors. He is a member of the WFAA advancement leadership team, serves as staff liaison to the Athletic Department and the Office of Enrollment Management and is a primary contact for UW-Madison Advancement Deans. He also directs and manages the WAA’s stewardship and development efforts and played a leadership role in the fundraising and development of the transformational Alumni Park project. A UW-Madison graduate of the Business School and a thirty-two year veteran in advancement with UW-Madison and WFAA, Jeff has cultivated and maintained many valuable connections and developed strong alliances on campus, in the Madison community and around the world. He has been recognized nationally for his leadership and contributions by the Council of Advancement Support of Education and the Council of Alumni Association Executives as a Forman Fellow.

Talks:

  • Much More Than Just Traditions: Principals that Define the Soul of Our Great State University
  • Lakefront Gateway: Transforming UW's East Campus