Advancement Operations manages gift administration, prospect research, donor database management and endowment/gift compliance. For information or assistance, call 713-500-3204.
Managing Director of Advancement Operations
Lisa Christison has worked in the field of development for 12 years, and has worked at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston since early 2004. As the managing director of advancement operations, she supervises four departments: gift processing, prospect research, donor database management, and endowment/gift compliance.
Manager, Gift Administration
Michael Musters graduated from Sam Houston State University with a B.A. in Management. He comes to us with over eleven years of experience with a non-profit organization where he was responsible for all programs, payroll and benefits, accounts payable/accounts receivable, audits and event planning. As the manager of gift administration he is responsible for overseeing the handling of all charitable contributions to UTHealth.
Director of Prospect Research
Mike oversees all aspects of prospect research for UTHealth, including electronic screening, profile generation, and pipeline analysis. Further, he works with development officers to devise strategies for the advancement of relationships and to maintain the health of their portfolios. Prior to joining UTHealth, Mike worked in the Development Office of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where he last managed development research, and as an analyst for Certis Information Services, Inc. He is a graduate of Purdue University.
Data Management Analyst
Heidi Saperstein graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in English, minoring in Professional Writing and Publishing. She spent six years working in corporate marketing before moving into higher education, where she has served for the past 13 years, most recently at the University of Houston. As a Data Management Analyst at UTHealth, she assists in the administrative management of the Office of Development’s donor database.
Data Management Analyst
Logan assists in the administrative management of the Office of Development’s donor database.
Prior to joining the Office of Development, Logan spent several years as a prospect researcher. She holds a BA from Colby College, a master’s in information studies from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in management information systems from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.