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Merrick School of Business

Development and External Relations

Development and External Relations

The Merrick School of Business has two dedicated staff members who work with the dean in terms of development and external relations. The team works with the University of Baltimore's Office of Institutional Advancement to achieve their goals.

Christina Hardy, director of development and external relations works with alumni, business community leaders, corporations and foundations to advance the school's fundraising priorities. She also works with advisory boards and volunteers; and, is responsible for annual giving, alumni and donor relations.

Leslie Joyce, assistant director of development and external relations, also works with alumni and business community leaders to advance the school's fundraising priorities as well as firms looking to hire Merrick School of Business students. She also works with advisory boards and volunteers and is responsible for annual giving, alumni and donor relations and many of the School's events.