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Annalisa Holcombe

Annalisa Holcombe

Senior Vice President, Advancement  | Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Areas of Expertise: 

Fundraising and Development, Community Relations, Alumni Relations, Strategic Planning, Professional Mentoring and Coaching, College and University Governance


Ph.D. Leadership and Change, Antioch University, In progress
Juris Doctor, University of Utah College of Law, 1996
B.S. Business Management, Westminster College, 1992
*Minors in Spanish and Political Science; Certificate in International Relations

Social:  LinkedIn, Twitter


Annalisa Holcombe is the Senior Vice President of Advancement at WGU. She brings more than 15 years of experience in higher education, fundraising, and community relations to WGU’s nonprofit fundraising organization, which focuses on building financial support for initiatives that drive the university's commitment to reinvigorating the promise of higher education for all.  

Selected media appearances and articles


ASU+GSV 2022: Skills as a Currency: Walmart, WGU, and the Future of Work


WGU Alumni Podcast
Western Governors University, 2020