Office of Development

Planned Giving Advisory Council

University of Evansville Planned Giving Advisory Councils in Evansville and Indianapolis are community volunteer groups that exist to provide input and advice to UE Development staff members working in the Gift Planning and Capital Support area.


  • Grant Glackman: Partner at BKD, LLP
  • Elizabeth Doty: Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch
  • James Burger: Sr. Vice President, Wealth Management at Old National Bank
  • Bill Bussing: Attorney
  • Thornton Patberg: Retired University of Evansville Administrator
  • Denise Johnson: Executive Director of Parks & Recreation at City of Evansville-Vanderburgh County
  • Thomas Southwood: Sales/agent at New York Life Insurance Company
  • Martha Thornbury: Marketing Communications Specialist at Old National Bank
  • John Hegeman: Partner at Kahn Dees Donovan & Kahn, LLP


  • Curtis Shirley: Attorney, Law Office of Curtis Shirley
  • Martha Starkey: Attorney, Harrison & Moberly
  • Rachel McGuire: Portfolio Implementation Manager, Oxford Financial Group, LTD
  • David Franklin: Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Regions
  • Stephen Edmondson: Senior Vice President - Investments, Edmondson, Huser & Castelli Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Mike Kurtz: Regional Manager, Interstate Marketing Associates
  • Drew Gore: Manager, Financial Services - Prudential