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 currently the President of the Avery County Rotary Club. I am the former President of the Lees-McRae Staff Association. I am the former Director of the Banner Elk Presbyterian Church Preschool and currently sit on that board.

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; oversee fundraising for Bobcat Club and Friends of Wildlife; assisting with President's Circle fundraising; overseeing the Alumni Board; and assist with the New Opportunity School for Women.

Personal Interests

I am passionate about Lees-McRae College, and I am blessed to live 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.