Jess Metzmeier

Chief Government, Community & Strategic Partnerships Officer at Bellarmine University

Jess Metzmeier is the Chief Government, Community & Strategic Partnerships Officer at Bellarmine University. Jess has extensive experience in development and communications, having worked as the Assistant Director of Development and Communications at The Healing Place and as a Program Manager at United Way of Metropolitan Chicago.

Jess is a highly effective fundraiser, having solicited donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities. Jess is skilled in creating and implementing direct mail campaigns and has successfully managed logistics, arranged sponsorships, and coordinated volunteers for large annual events. Jess is also an excellent communicator, educating the public about the work of their organization through public speaking, presentations to groups both small and large, and a regular feature article for The Healing Place's quarterly magazine.

Jess Metzmeier's educational career includes a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Religion from Centre College, a Master of Arts in Social Service Administration from The University of Chicago, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education/Higher Education Administration from Bellarmine University.

Jess Metzmeier reports to Susan M. Donovan, President. Some of their coworkers include Angela Rone - Chief of Staff, Sean J. Ryan - Senior Vice President, and Michael J. Marshall - VP, Enrollment, Marketing & Communication.


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  • Chief Government, Community & Strategic Partnerships Officer

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