VILLANOVA, PA, 14 January 2008—The Villanova School of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of Madonna Marion-Landais as Associate Dean for External Relations. Marion-Landais brings a strong record of success in fundraising, alumni affairs, and constituent outreach to this appointment. As a key member of the school’s senior leadership team, she will lead a strategic expansion of relationships with alumni, business community members, and other external stakeholders. Marion-Landais will also serve as a key representative of VSB at special events and ceremonies related to alumni and external relations outreach initiatives.
Prior to this appointment, Madonna Marion-Landais served as the vice president for institutional advancement at Rosemont College for six years. Previously, she served as the associate director of alumni affairs at Villanova University for seven years, where she directed the university’s alumni regional program of 50 clubs and managed over 100 volunteers across the country. At Drexel University, Marion-Landais served as the first major gifts officer at the college of business. At Merion Mercy Academy, she started the school’s first development, alumni, and public relations programs and laid the groundwork for a successful school expansion.
Marion-Landais has close ties to the Villanova community. In addition to her professional tenure at Villanova, she earned her master of arts in educational administration from the university. Her two sons, Michael VSB ’04 and Mark A&S ’06, are also Villanova graduates.
Madonna Marion-Landais is located in the Dean’s Suite in Bartley Hall, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 19085. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 610-519-3109.