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Meet the Alumni Relations Staff

Meet the Alumni Relations Staff

 Jason Madden

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Jason Madden
Executive Director of Alumni & Development
Jason has been with Davenport for almost nine years – serving in the Alumni & Development Office for the past six. He received his Masters in Business Administration from DU in 2008 and has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Davenport as both a student and an employee. He shares his passion with DU alums and works everyday to enrich the lives of DU students through his outreach. He and his wife, Jennifer, currently reside in East Grand Rapids.




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Erik Dane
Alumni & Development Events Manager 

Erik serves as the Alumni and Development Events Manager. He rejoins the Panthers after working with Grand Valley State University in the Conference and Event Planning Department. A Davenport alumni himself, Erik spent seven years with Davenport in various event planning capacities. With over 11 years of event planning experience, he strives for events that consistently exceed the specified goals and create lasting positive guest experiences. Erik holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management and graduated with his MBA in Strategic Management from Davenport University in 2007. He looks forward to working with fellow Davenport alum throughout the state.