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Betsy Courtney P '08, '10
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
Betsy joined the Prep in August 2016. She has over 15 years of development experience at various institutions including 10 years at Saint Joseph’s University where she served as Executive Director of the Parents Program and Sr. Executive Director of the Haub School of Business. Betsy is a graduate of the University of Scranton and the mother of two Prep alums, Kevin ‘08 and Brendan ‘10.
Jeannie Murphy
Director of Development Operations and Campaign Manager
Jeannie joined the Prep in 2018 after serving at Saint Joseph's University for 20 years. Most recently, Jeannie served as the Senior Director of Development Services at the Barnes Foundation. A resident of Narberth, Jeannie is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University and has received certifications from Villanova University and the National Society of Fundraising Executives. She also has been active in the Jesuit mission, having completed the Ignatian Leadership Program at SJU and served on the Executive Committee of the Jesuit Advancement Administrators Team.
Patti Frey P '27
Director of Development
Patti Frey joined the Prep family in 2017 and serves as Director of Development. A seasoned fundraiser with over 17 years of experience in development, Patti will focus her attention on building relationships to increase private support for the Prep. Before arriving at the Prep, Patti served in development roles at Penn State University, Drexel University and Temple University, her alma mater. Patti holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University, with a major in marketing. She is also an Assistant Rugby Coach and co-moderator of the Travis Manion Foundation Leadership Program.
Patti Killeen
Director of Donor Relations
Patti joined the Prep Development Team in 2017 after serving similar roles at Bancroft and Saint Joseph's University. She manages corporate sponsorships and special events.
Peter Boyer
Director of Major Gifts
Peter comes to the Prep after serving as the Planned Giving and Major Gifts Officer at Princeton (NJ) Day School. He is familiar with Philadelphia independent schools and his introduction into the world of fundraising started at AIM Academy in Conshohocken. Originally from Northern New Jersey, Peter graduated from Drew University in 2004 with a BA in Political Science. He played basketball and soccer for the Rangers, culminating in leading the soccer team to the 2003 NCAA National Finals. Peter and his wife Kristy have a son, Quinn, and reside in South Philadelphia.
Margaret Carr P '15, '20
Database and Development Services Specialist
Margaret joined the Prep in Fall of 2021 after spending several years at Waldron Mercy Academy's Development Office, processing gifts for the annual auction. Margaret holds a BS from Saint Joseph’s University in Management Information Systems and an MA from Rosemont College in Counseling Psychology.
Megan Donovan
Assistant Director for Development Administration and Stewardship 
Megan Donovan joined the Development Team in 2019 as Development Associate, after experience in roles as Faculty Affairs Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania and Benefits Administrator at NationalHR. Megan is a graduate of Loyola University Maryland, where she received a B.A. in Communication and Business and was a member of the Chapel Choir and Nevergreen Sketch Comedy, and the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Master of Liberal Arts degree in Urban Studies. Megan also served as a Jesuit Volunteer with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Houston, Tx.
Diana ONeill P '19 '20 '26
Sr. Coordinator of Donor Research and Relations

Diana joined the Prep in 2022 after working in higher education and most recently at her local parish grade school. A graduate of LaSalle University, Diana holds a bachelor's degree in Finance and has experience in database administration and fundraising.
Andy Quirk '99
Director of Major Gifts
Andy joined the Prep Development Office in 2016 as Director of Major Gifts. A 1999 Prep graduate, Andy was a member of the Tennis team, participated in intramurals and contributed to the Hawklet newspaper and Chronicle yearbook. After graduating from the Prep, Andy continued his Jesuit educational experience at the University of Scranton, graduating in 2003 with a BA in History. Andy, his wife Mary, and their three children currently reside in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.  
Charlie Van Kula '14
Assistant Director, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
Charlie Van Kula '14 has served the Prep in several capacities. After graduating from Boston College, he returned to the Prep as a member of the Alumni Service Corps and joined the Advancement staff in 2022. He is committed to our students and is currently the JV Ice Hockey Coach. 
James Dodderidge '16
Assistant Director of the Prep Fund
James Dodderidge '16 graduated from Temple University where he earned a bachelor's degree in Sport and Recreation Management. He grew up in Havertown, PA and has non-profit experience working at Philadelphia Youth Basketball.
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