Highland Community College

Jaloma to Head Highland Community College Foundation

Jaloma to Head Highland Community College Foundation

Jaloma to Head Highland Community College Foundation

Keith Jaloma will assume the responsibilities of Executive Director of the Highland Community College Foundation on March 1.  Jaloma comes to the College from Avila University where he has been the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving since 2010.  In that role, he was responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship of approximately 300 prospects including alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations.

Jaloma’s post-secondary education career began as Assistant Director of Financial Aid at DeVry University, then Director of Financial Aid at Metropolitan Community College, then Rockhurst University, and finally at Benedictine College where he progressed to Director of Financial Aid & Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management.  In that role, Jaloma utilized his relationship-building skills, humor, knowledge of Enrollment Revenue Management, and supervisory skills to help grow enrollment by 78 percent in nine years.  He then served Benedictine as Director of Individual Giving for three years before taking the position at Avila.

In addition to his bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University, Jaloma took additional hours at the University of Missouri-Kansas City before completing a master’s degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management.  While at Avila, he also obtained the Avila University/Hartsook Institute for Fundraising Graduate Certificate in Fundraising.

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