Mike Schoenfeld ’73

Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropic Advisor

 700 Exchange Street 126

Mike is Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropic Advisor, working with his colleagues in Advancement to raise financial support for Middlebury.  A former high school science and math teacher, Mike returned to his alma mater in 1981 to coach the alpine ski team. In 1985, he gave up his coaching responsibilities to work full time in the College's Development Office on the Campaign for Middlebury, a $60 million capital fund drive. After the successful completion of the Campaign in 1990, he assumed the position of Director of Development, with oversight of Alumni Relations, Development, and Public Affairs. In 1995, he moved to the position of Dean of Enrollment Planning, with management responsibilities for Admissions and Financial Aid.  Mike returned to development work in 2004 to direct The Middlebury Initiative, a $500 million comprehensive fund raising campaign.