Who's Who in Alumni House
Melissa Tuthill Forger '92, Director of Development, has a BA in psychology from the University of Vermont. Melissa previously served as the Director of Development at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Rachael Rouvales Vassalotti '79, P '07, '11,'12, Associate Director of Development, has a BS from Bates College. Rachael joined the office in 1998 after spending many years as the Director of Training for a multi-store retail organization.
Matt McGuirk '92, Assistant Director of Major Gifts and Alumni Relations, has a BA from the University of New Hampshire. Matt has been at Thayer since 2001 and served as Director of Athletics from 2004 to 2015.
Debra Budde P' 10, '12, Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Parent Programs since 2011, has an AB from the University of Michigan. Deb joined the staff at Thayer after having been an active parent volunteer while her children were students at the Academy, and after working at the Epiphany School in Boston.
Rochelle Ballin '04, Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations since 2012, has a BA from Fordham University. Rochelle returns to Thayer after working in the hospitality industry.
Caroline Fichter Brodigan '98, Development Operations Manager, has a BA from Gettysburg College. Caroline returned to the Thayer Community in 2004 after working in Development at Boston University.
Barbara Browne P '04, '05, Communications Manager, is the content manager for Thayer's website (www.thayer.org). She has a BA from Villanova University in French literature and an MA from UMass/Amherst in French literature. She has also worked as a French teacher, a textbook editor, and a publications director.
Paul Kahn, Director of Publications & Creative Media, AB, Brown University, has been at Thayer since 2007, working on all things print-related - from the Thayer Magazine, Annual Reports and the Viewbook - to poster and program design, calendars, event invitations and brochures.
Contact Us in Alumni House
|Melissa Tuthill Forger '92|
Director of Development
firstname.lastname@example.org • 781.664.2501
|Rachael Rouvales Vassalotti '79 P ' 07, '11, '12|
Associate Director of Development
email@example.com • 781.664.2504
|Debra Budde P '10, '12|
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Parent Programs
firstname.lastname@example.org • 781.664.2511
|Rochelle Ballin '04|
Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Programs
email@example.com • 781.664.2502
|Caroline Fichter Brodigan '98|
Database & Operations Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org • 781.664.2512
Director of Publications & Creative Media
email@example.com • 781.664.2282
|Barbara Browne P '04, '05|
firstname.lastname@example.org • 781.664.2298
|Matt McGuirk '92|
Assistant Director of Major Gifts and Alumni Relations
email@example.com • 781.664.2516
Alumni Office Main Number