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Regional Directors of Development

Anthony D'Andrea

Director of Development


Anthony D’Andrea serves as the Director of Development and oversees the regional director program. He earned his B.A. from Illinois State University in Public Relations and Sociology and also received his MBA with an emphasis in organizational behavior from Benedictine University. Before joining the Wheaton College Development team, Anthony was the Executive Director of Philanthropy for Rush University Medical Center. He has served in the philanthropy vocation for over 30 years. 

“The opportunity to serve Christ and His Kingdom and to help spread the gospel through Wheaton College is a dream come true for me. My life has come full circle as I grew up about a mile from campus. It is nice to be home again.” 

Anthony and his wife Terran live in Geneva, Illinois with their two children, John and Angela. They attend Chapelstreet Church and are involved in their local community. 

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Tory Gum

Senior Regional Director of Development - East Region


Tory serves the Southeastern and Northeastern U.S. including Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Mane, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Prior to coming to Wheaton, Tory served in a variety of roles at Judson University including key roles in advancement. Tory earned a bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University and completed his graduate studies at Northern Illinois University. Tory and his wife Sandy are honored to be a part of the Wheaton College family along with their children Alexa, Lauren, Jordan, Abigail ’23, and Shawna.

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Raashon Daniels M.A. ’04

Regional Director of Development- Southwest Region


Raashon serves the Southwestern U.S. including Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming. He is a native of Chicago’s South Side. Raashon earned his B.A. in Communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998 and his M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies from Wheaton College in 2004 with a concentration in biblical exegesis. Prior to joining the development team, he passionately and faithfully served Wheaton for nearly 14 years in the undergraduate admissions department as the Multicultural Admissions Counselor and most recently as the Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment. Collectively, he and his wife, Heidi (Assistant Director of Human Resources), have over 30 years of Wheaton experience. Raashon and his wife reside in the Western Suburbs with their three children.

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Cynthia Iglesias

Senior Regional Director of Development - West Region


Cynthia serves the Western U.S., including Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Alaska, and Hawaii. Cynthia earned her B.A. from the University of Virginia in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has four daughters; three are alumnae of Wheaton, which has given Cynthia a front-row perspective on campus life. Prior to joining the Development Department, Cynthia served in a variety of volunteer fundraising and leadership positions related to her husband’s career and her daughters' preprofessional dance company.

"I am honored to be a part of what God is doing at Wheaton and also helping to advance the work For Christ and His Kingdom." Cynthia and her husband, David Iglesias '80, reside in Wheaton and enjoy their five-minute walk to work.

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Jared Wilhelm ’97, M.A. ’99

Associate Director of Transformative Gifts; Regional Director of Development


Jared serves the Central U.S. including Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Montana. Jared received a B.A. in history from Wheaton College in 1997. In 1999, he received his M.A. in biblical and theological studies from the Wheaton College Graduate School. Upon graduation from Wheaton, Jared began his career in nonprofit administration, management, and leadership, and has been in higher education development work since 2004. Jared is delighted to be serving his alma mater in order to advance Christ's kingdom. 

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Gini Bowers ’16

Regional Director of Development – Great Lakes


Gini serves Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin as Regional Director of Development for the Great Lakes. She earned her B.A. in International Relations in 2016 from Wheaton College. While at Wheaton, Gini participated in club lacrosse, competed in track and field, and studied abroad through Wheaton in the Holy Lands. Prior to this role, Gini worked in account management for financial institutions in the technology industry. She and her husband, Andrew Bowers ’17, who coaches football at Wheaton College, live in Wheaton.

Adrien Borovina

Regional Director of Development – Mid-Atlantic


Adrien serves as the Regional Director of Development for the Mid-Atlantic U.S., including Washington D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia. Adrien earned his B.S. in Finance from Providence College in 2009, and since that time has served in client relationship management roles with the financial services and electrical utility industries. Adrien is thrilled to combine the passion of his Christian faith along with his professional skill set and experience by serving Wheaton College to advance Christ’s Kingdom. He and his wife, Lydia, their two young children, and their goldendoodle moved to the Wheaton area from Pittsburgh, PA in January of 2022.

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Julie Davis '91

Regional Director of Development for the Chicago area


Julie serves as the Regional Director of Development for the Chicago area. A 1991 graduate of Wheaton College, Julie served as the College's Athletic Director for 11 years and has been in the employ of the College since 2003. In her role as Regional Director of Development she will support the College’s fundraising efforts, including for the Athletics facilities project in the Faithfully Forward capital campaign.