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The Office of Institutional Advancement
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Vice President of Institutional Advancement;; 216.221.3776 x203

Paul joined his alma mater in August 2013 as Vice President of Institutional Advancement. He is responsible for the comprehensive institutional advancement programs, including annual fund, major gifts and planned giving, endowment, capital campaigns, events, and alumni and constituent relations efforts.

After graduating from St. Ed’s, Paul attended Mercyhurst University. He has over 25 years of sales and management experience within the hospitality and sports industry with positions at the Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Browns. 

Paul and his wife Kathy reside in Berea with their children Peter and Anna and are members of St. John Neumann Parish.



Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Director of Special Events;; 216.221.3776 x259

Colleen joined the Advancement Staff at St. Edward High School in the fall of 2011 as Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement. While her primary focus is special events, including the Wings Auction, Homecoming and the May Recognition Dinner, Colleen also manages the day-to-day efforts of the Advancement Team. 

In December 2000, Colleen began working for her alma mater, Gilmour Academy. She served in numerous positions at Gilmour during her 11-year tenure, culminating as Director of Institutional Advancement before joining St. Ed’s.

Colleen grew up in Cleveland Heights and attended Gesu School and Gilmour Academy. She received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University in 2000. She and her husband, Trey Anderson, live in Shaker Heights and attend St. Dominic Church. 


Director of Development;; 216.221.3776 x256

Traci became a member of the St. Ed’s Advancement Team in February 2014. She currently serves as the Director of Development and is primarily responsible for the execution and management of the Annual Fund program.

Her over 20 years of fundraising experience included positions with Playhouse Square Foundation, The Welcome House and Magnificat High School.

Traci grew up in Cleveland, attended Trinity High School and earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Toledo. Traci, her husband Dan Zahn ’89 and their children, Danny ’16, Catie and Maggie, reside in North Olmsted and are members of St. Bernadette Parish, Westlake.

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Major Gifts Officer;; 216.221.3776 x257

Dan joined the Institutional Advancement team in December 2019 and brings a wealth of experiences to his position, including his most recent role as the Assistant Campus Supervisor at Bellefaire JCB, a residential facility specializing in behavioral health treatment of children and adolescents. Dan has previously worked in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department at the Cleveland Clinic and at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Adult Psychiatry.


Since graduating from St. Ed's, Dan earned his Bachelor’s in Psychology from John Carroll University. He and his family, including his wife, Julie, and three children, Aubrey, John, and Hayden live in Fairview Park, and are members of St. Angela Merici Parish. Dan is the son of John, Class of 1977, and brother to Kevin, Class of 2009. He is also the cousin of Jim Wallenhorst '74 and Matt Wallenhorst '05, along with many more Wallenhorst St. Ed's graduates.


Dan is excited to be back at St. Ed’s and brings with him a passion to connect alumni back to their Alma Mater. He attributes his time at St. Ed’s for laying the groundwork for a "commitment to lifelong Servant Leadership," and hopes he can be a role model for our current students.



Alumni Relations Manager;; 216.221.3776 x233

Lorenzo joined the Institutional Advancement team in January 2023 and brings years of experience in both marketing and account management, most recently from his previous role as an Account Coordinator with The Adcom Group, a marketing agency located in downtown Cleveland. As the Alumni Relations Manager, he is responsible for fostering the relationship between St. Edward High School and the Alumni body, in addition to coordinating Alumni-related communications and events.


After graduating from St. Ed’s in 2017, Lorenzo went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace University. He is the son of Angelo, Class of 1988, nephew of Frank, Class of 1983, and brother of Tony, Class of 2019. Lorenzo and his fiancé, Janie, reside in Berea with their cat, Bachi.


Lorenzo is thrilled to be back at his Alma Mater and have the opportunity to work with the exceptional group of men who have also graduated from St. Ed’s."


Database and Donor Services Manager;; 216.221.3776 x281

Cathy joined the Institutional Advancement team in May of 2018 as the Database and Donor Services Manager. Her primary responsibilities include managing donor information and processing donations.

Cathy graduated from Fairview High School. She earned her undergraduate degree in Managerial Economics from Marietta College and Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to this role, Cathy spent 8 years contributing to the academic and technology side of St. Edward High School.

Cathy and her husband, Chris have two children; Ryan (SEHS ‘12) and Cari (SJA ‘15). They reside in Westlake and are parishioners of St. Julie Billiart Church.

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Miranda joined the Institutional Advancement team in August 2022 as the Stewardship and Events Coordinator. Her primary responsibilities include working with the Endowed Scholarship Program and planning and executing St.Ed's special events.

Miranda graduated from Olmsted Falls High School and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Travel, Hospitality, and Event Management from Bowling Green State University. She has spent the last five years planning and executing events for automotive manufacturers worldwide and working with local events in the community.

Miranda resides in North Olmsted with her boyfriend, Mike, and their Golden Retriever, Mack.

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Advancement; 216.221.3776 x231

Dylan returned to the Institutional Advancement Team as an Alumnus in December 2021 after working in the department during his time as a student at St. Ed's. He is currently a versatile team member, assisting with administrative tasks, database records, campaigns, and special events, notably the annual Wings Auction. 

Dylan graduated from St. Ed's in 2018 and was the Man of the Year for the Class of 2018. Dylan then earned his undergraduate degree in Information Systems from Cleveland State University. He brings years of experience in digital marketing and operations from his roles at local agencies and nonprofits. 

He credits his four years at St. Ed's with framing his understanding of what it means to be a Servant Leader and the importance of forging strong relationships with members of the community. Dylan lives in North Ridgeville with his parents, Rich and Julie, and his younger brother, Jackson. 

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