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Regional Directors of Development

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Kevin Engel ’84

Director of Development

kevin.engel@wheaton.edu

Kevin serves as the Director of Development, supervising all regional director activity. Kevin earned his B.A. from Wheaton in 1984, and after earning an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, returned to Wheaton to serve in the Office of Christian Outreach for six years. Since then he has served in pastoral ministry in the U.S. and overseas before returning to Wheaton College in 2011.  Kevin and his wife, Jan Beers Engel ’85, have three children, one of whom is a Wheaton alumna.

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Raashon Daniels M.A. ’04

Regional Director of Development- Southwest Region

raashon.daniels@wheaton.edu

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.

Tory Gum Regional Director Development

Tory Gum

Senior Regional Director of Development - Southeast Region

tory.gum@wheaton.edu

Tory serves the Southeastern U.S. including Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida. 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.

Cynthia Iglesias Regional Director Development

Cynthia Iglesias

Regional Director of Development - West Region

cynthia.iglesias@wheaton.edu

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, one is an alumna from the class of '14 and two are current students at Wheaton College, which gives 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 with their cocker spaniel, Anise.

Jared Wilhelm Regional Director Development

Jared Wilhelm ’97, M.A. ’99

Associate Director of Transformative Gifts; Regional Director of Development

Jared.Wilhelm@wheaton.edu

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. He lives in Wheaton with his wife, Juliana M.A. '96, and their four children.

Andy Tooley Centers Development

Andy Tooley, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Centers Development

andy.tooley@wheaton.edu

Andy serves as the Associate Director of Centers Development with a primary focus on HoneyRock. He earned his B.A. from the University of Nebraska in 2001, an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 2006, and a Ph.D. from the University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom, in 2012. Andy has served in a variety of roles at Wheaton College, most recently as a Visiting Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity and as the Senior Development Associate at the Marion E. Wade Center. While at Wheaton, Andy has regularly participated in HoneyRock activities, from serving as a faculty mentor during Passage to teaching WIN and Vanguard courses. Andy is passionate about the integration of faith and learning in a liberal arts context and excited to help strengthen the ways in which the centers at Wheaton College vitally contribute to the life of the Christian mind. 

Daniel Munoz

Daniel Muñoz

Regional Director of Development – Chicagoland

daniel.munoz@wheaton.edu

Daniel serves the Chicagoland Region and was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. Ordained in the Christian & Missionary Alliance, Daniel brings a pastoral heart and passion for discipleship and theology to his ministry at Wheaton College. Daniel earned his B.A. in Theology at Moody Bible Institute, where he previously worked as Donor Appreciation Representative. Prior to joining the Development team, Daniel served as Manager of Leadership Annual Giving at Wheaton. Daniel is currently a student in the Master of Theology program at Wheaton College Graduate School. He and his wife Ana, who also serves at Wheaton College, live in Bloomingdale with their sons, Josias and Zacharias, and their Yellow Labrador, Lucky. Daniel and Ana are active volunteers in the worship ministry at Mission Church in Bloomingdale.

Jeannette Castaldo

Jeanette Castaldo

Regional Director of Development - Northeast Region

jeanette.castaldo@wheaton.edu

Jeanette serves the Northeastern U.S. including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Jeanette earned her B.S. in Biology from Wagner College in 1995. She lived most of her life on Long Island, New York, before relocating to Naperville in January 2020. Prior to joining Wheaton College, Jeanette worked as a Learning and Development professional in the pharmaceutical industry. Having admired and celebrated the work of Wheaton College alongside her family and friends through the years, Jeanette is honored to now serve the College’s mission directly. She is eager to connect with alumni and friends of the College to help strengthen and grow Wheaton’s influence for Christ and His Kingdom.

Gini Bowers

Gini Bowers ’16

Regional Director of Development – Great Lakes

gini.bowers@wheaton.edu

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.