Jillian Rosato
  • Jillian Rosato
  • Director of Alumni Relations and Development

  • Email: rosatoj@lmc.edu
  • Phone: 828.898.2489
  • Office: Alumni House
  • Department: Advancement & Alumni Relations


MS, Troy State University
BS, Rollins College

Professional Achievements

I am a current member of Avery County Rotary Club, former President of the Lees-McRae Staff Association and former Director of the Banner Elk Presbyterian Church Preschool.

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

My job duties include maintaining contact and communication with our over 13,000 alumni; organizing alumni events like Frolic and Homecoming; fundraising for Bobcat Club, Friends of Wildlife and Friends of Cycling; assisting with President's Circle fundraising; overseeing the Alumni Board as well as the Class Agent program; and assisting with the New Opportunity School for Women.

Personal Interests

I am passionate about Lees-McRae College, and I am excited to be back in the High Country! This is a special place, and I am here to assist students and alumni to make their time at Lees-McRae one of the best of their lives.