Development staff directory

Alumni Relations

Elizabeth Bass (M.S.W.’03/SW)

Elizabeth Bass (M.S.W.’03/SW)

Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations

Phone: (804) 828-8192

Email: eebass@vcu.edu

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Elizabeth Bass has worked in higher education and the nonprofit sector for 20 years, with an emphasis on volunteer training and management, community outreach and collegiate civic engagement. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1999 with a bachelor’s in sociology and from VCU in 2003 with a master’s in social work.

Since 2013, Bass has served as executive director of the Virginia Mentoring Partnership, a statewide organization that partners with schools, universities, corporations and nonprofit organizations to increase the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships, and to promote effective youth mentoring across the commonwealth.

 
Amy Gray Beck, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’19/E)

Amy Gray Beck, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’19/E)

Executive Director, Alumni Relations

Phone: (804) 828-8191

Email: acbeck@vcu.edu

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A member of the VCU team since 2012, Amy Gray Beck has a B.A. from Virginia Tech, an M.Ed. from Clemson University and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from VCU.

Her primary focus is on alumni engagement strategy, overseeing the outreach and engagement team. She has experience in student affairs, strategic enrollment management, student advancement programs, and alumni relations

 
Larry Powell (B.S.’85/MC)

Larry Powell (B.S.’85/MC)

Director, Alumni Affinity Programs

Phone: (804) 828-8194

Email: wlpowell@vcu.edu

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Larry Powell joined VCU in 1996. He manages VCU Alumni's shared interest groups and select regional chapters, coordinates athletics-related alumni engagement, coordinates the African-American Alumni Council’s scholarship and mentoring programs and serves as VCU Alumni’s primary point of contact for diversity-related activities. He holds a bachelor's in mass communications/public relations from VCU.

 
Allison Toney

Allison Toney

Director, Student and Alumni Engagement

Phone: (804) 827-0311

Email: aktoney@vcu.edu

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Latisha Taylor

Latisha Taylor

Director, Alumni Career and Personal Development

Phone: (804) 828-3359

Email: smartlt@vcu.edu

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Latisha Taylor is the associate director of alumni outreach and engagement for alumni career programs. Taylor, a graduate of both Old Dominion University and George Mason University, previously worked in VCU’s central career services unit. She will provide alumni with meaningful opportunities to network, in-person and virtually, as she builds out a programming model that focuses on the industries in which our alumni work and not simply the academic areas in which they received a degree. Taylor will collaborate across the university in her efforts to engage alumni and strengthen their professional network.

 
Stefani Bonner (B.S.’15/H&S)

Stefani Bonner (B.S.’15/H&S)

Assistant Director, Regional Alumni Engagement

Phone: (804) 828-7017

Email: bonnersj@vcu.edu

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Sarah Ramkey

Sarah Ramkey

Assistant Director, Student and Regional Alumni Engagement

Phone: (804) 827-0986

Email: smsmith4@vcu.edu

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Veda Bellamy

Veda Bellamy

Administrative and Program Assistant

Phone: (804) 828-7023

Email: vmbellam@vcu.edu

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Veda Bellamy has served as a support staff member in the VCU Alumni office since 1975. She has served as manager of the alumni house on the Monroe Park Campus, helped with program events, set up board of governors' meetings, assisted with the membership fulfillment and renewal program, supervised student workers and their daily assignments and performed other special duties.   

 
Diane Stout Brown

Diane Stout Brown

Alumni Outreach Assistant

Phone: (804) 828-4513

Email: dstout@vcu.edu

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Paige Hazelgrove (B.S.’13/H&S)

Paige Hazelgrove (B.S.’13/H&S)

Manager of Board Relations

Email: givenspe@vcu.edu

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