Summit’s new alumni officer to focus on engagement

Mark Osborne is the new Alumni Engagement and Gifts Officer at Summit.

Mark Osborne

Mark Osborne has joined The Summit Country Day School as the Alumni Engagement and Gifts Officer. 

Mr. Osborne will focus on developing strategies to build alumni engagement and investment in the school. Acting as a liaison to the Summit Alumni Board, he will spearhead alumni activities, lead the committee which selects inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame, build on alumni programming and manage alumni communication platforms.  

Mr. Osborne comes to The Summit from Mount St. Joseph University where he served as the Coordinator of Annual Giving and Young Alumni Programs and the Manager of Alumni Programs and Lead Annual Giving. He has a bachelor's degree in management with a minor in business administration from Northern Kentucky University. He is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Affiliated Student Advancement Programs and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. 

“We expect that Mark’s previous experience and knowledge of our community will maintain the pace we’ve set in recent years in growing our base of active alumni,” said Development Director Michele Duda.  

Mr. Osborne said he is inspired by The Summit’s mission to develop leaders of character and the culture of philanthropy among alumni who continue to give back to the school and the community. “I am in awe of the accomplishments of The Summit’s alumni, as well as their support of the school long after they have graduated,” he said. “I hope to create opportunities to increase alumni engagement and alumni interactions with current students.”