Meet the Staff


Kristen Conroy

Associate Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations
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Amy Katherine Cook Chapra

Amy ChapraDirector of Data Services
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Amy joined Emmanuel in 2014 and supports both the Development and Alumni department activities by providing data entry and records management. This includes processing and acknowledgement of gifts, updating and record keeping for Emmanuel scholarships, and producing reports for statistical and general purposes. Before she came to Emmanuel, she worked in the same capacity for Pathfinder International and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Amy graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a bachelor's degree in psychology.


Kristen Brown Cocce

Kristen Brown CocceDirector of Development Research and Prospect Management
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Kristen joined Emmanuel in 2014 and is responsible for identifying and reporting on prospective funding sources for the College. She was first introduced to Development Research through a unique internship opportunity at Carnegie Hall, and now has over nine years of experience in the field. Prior to Emmanuel, she served in prospect research roles at Boston Children’s Hospital, Babson College and, most recently, the Museum of Science, Boston. Kristen earned her bachelor's degree in English from Stonehill College.


Keon Fernandes

Keon FernandesData Specialist
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Keon graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in 2015 with a B.A. in History and Theatre. He joined the Office of Development and Alumni Relations in June of 2016, after working for Bank of America as a Financial Center Client Service Representative. Keon works with the Data Services Team as a Data Services Specialist. In his role, Keon is responsible for processing incoming donations, assisting with data requests and auditing various financial reports for the Data Services Manager.


Christopher D. Leonardi '07

Christopher LeonardiDirector of Individual Giving, Major Gifts
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Chris joined the Emmanuel College Development team in 2007 after graduating from Emmanuel with a bachelor's degree in English communications with a minor in business management. In his role, he has enjoyed assisting Emmanuel’s alumni, friends and business partners with their annual contributions as well as their high impact gifts to the College’s endowment, physical campus and academic programs. He also works with Heritage Society members and donors interested in making a gift through their estate. Chris currently resides in Southern New Hampshire and works primarily with clients in the Northeast, Southwest Florida, Arizona and Texas.


Elizabeth Rioux '14

Elizabeth RiouxAssistant Director of Alumni Relations
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Elizabeth joined the Office of Development and Alumni Relations in 2014 and assists in connecting Emmanuel alumni with their alma mater through event planning, administrative support and reunion committees. She holds a bachelor's degree from Emmanuel College and is currently pursuing a master of science in human resource management.


Staci Shea

Staci SheaDirector of the Emmanuel Fund
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Staci joined Emmanuel College in 2014 as Director of the Emmanuel Fund. She oversees all aspects of annual giving to the College, most importantly growing the sustainable base of support from alumni, parents, friends, faculty and staff that allows Emmanuel to continue providing an outstanding liberal arts and sciences education. Staci received her bachelor's degree from Providence College and her master's degree from Northeastern University.


Ellen Perry Still '11G

Ellen Perry StillDevelopment Associate
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Ellen joined the Development and Alumni Relations staff in 2013 and serves as the marketing liaison for the department, as well as overseeing campus reservations for event and meeting space. She returned to Emmanuel as Assistant Registrar in 2010, having previously worked at the College from 1988 to 1995 in Admissions and Public Relations. Ellen received an Emmanuel Campus Impact Award in 2012 and a Saints Unsung Hero Staff Award in 2015. Ellen holds a master's degree from Emmanuel College and a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.


Molly Zuccarini '08

Molly ZuccariniDirector of Alumni Relations
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Molly is a 2008 graduate of Emmanuel and joined the office in 2015. She returned to Emmanuel after seven years in event management, including positions as Conference Services Manager at the Fairmont Copley and Client Services Director for FM&A Events. Her alumni involvement prior to taking on the role of Director of Alumni Relations has included speaking to undergraduate classes and on alumni panels, attending social and fundraising events, participating in the December 2014 Young Alumni Service Trip to New Orleans and a stint as a director-at-large on the Emmanuel College Alumni Association Board.