NJ, March 14, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the
appointment of Jaime Zamparelli as its new Vice President for Advancement,
effective April 1. She will provide leadership in encouraging alumni/ae and
friends of the Seminary to participate in its mission to serve the church and
the world. She will oversee a reconfigured Department of Advancement and shape
the Seminary’s fundraising strategy. In her role on the executive council she
will share in the overall leadership of the institution.
Ms. Zamparelli comes to Princeton Seminary from the Office
of Development at Princeton University, where she worked as Associate Director
of Capital Giving for nine years (2005–2014). In this role she achieved an
impressive record of success in cultivating major gift donors, training and
managing teams of volunteers, planning events for alumni/ae and friends, and
developing strategy for fundraising initiatives. Prior to her work at Princeton
University, she served as Program Officer and then Development Officer for the
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (2001–2005).
Ms. Zamparelli earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication
from New York University and a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration
from the University of Pennsylvania. She has a passion for athletics and is a
dabbling photographer who enjoys travel and good meals—she especially loves the
way food brings people together. Jaime and her husband and their two children
reside in Yardley, Pennsylvania.
Theological Seminary, founded in 1812, is the first seminary established by the
General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. Its mission is to educate leaders
for the church of Jesus Christ worldwide, and its more than 500 students and
11,000 graduates from all fifty states and many nations around the world serve
Christ in churches, schools and universities, healthcare institutions,
nonprofit agencies, initiatives for social justice, mission agencies, and the
emerging ministries of the church in the twenty-first century.