Donzella joined the Center of Excellence for Veteran Entrepreneurship as the Assistant Director. In this role, she supports the success of veteran, service member, and military spouse-owned businesses by connecting them with entrepreneurial education and training, small business resources and solutions, and commerce and supplier opportunities. In her previous role at IVMF, Donzella was as an Academic Advisor for the Veterans Career Transition Program (VCTP). Prior to joining IVMF, Donzella worked in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University as a Student Records Coordinator for four years where she was responsible for student inquiries, applications, certification process, data management, and student event planning for the Executive Master of Public Administration program and the Master of Social Science distance learning program.
Donzella is originally from Upper Nyack, N.Y. and is a huge New York Yankees fan. Donzella holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with a minor in English and Philosophy from Le Moyne College, a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration, and Certificate of Advanced Study in Intercollegiate Athletic Advising & Support from Syracuse University.