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Ella Fahrlander

Assistant Vice President, Development
Aspinall-Wilson Center

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M.B.A, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
M.S., Colorado State University, Business Administration, Marketing, 2006

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Ella is thrilled to return to the Gunnison Valley as the Assistant Vice President of Development at Western Colorado University. In this capacity, she will lead the development team and oversee initiatives, including annual, major, and planned giving efforts. Previously, Ella held the position of Managing Director of Development for the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. With over two decades of experience in philanthropic development and nonprofit leadership, Ella is deeply passionate about promoting education to empower individuals and communities. Beyond her professional life, Ella enjoys outdoor activities, literature, music, and quality time with her family.

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