Director of Development

Mary Morrissey Kerwick serves as Director of Development for the D’Aniello Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs (OVMA) at Syracuse University. In this role, she is part of the fundraising team responsible for advancing Syracuse University’s historic commitment to serving veterans and military families by cultivating and managing relationships and raising funds from corporate, foundation and individual donors to both the IVMF and OVMA.

Mary brings nearly 20 years of fundraising experience to the IVMF team. Prior to joining the IVMF, Mary worked at Wounded Warrior Project supporting the veteran community, running local nonprofits, and most recently at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

Mary is a native of CNY, growing up in Skaneateles. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from SUNY Geneseo. She lives in Skaneateles with her sons, Tommy and Sean.