portrait of Chris Groff

Christopher S. Groff

Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Major Gifts, Office of University Advancement, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Chris has over 20 years of experience in higher education administration in the corporate, foundation, and alumni engagement and fundraising areas.At FDU he currently manages the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, serves as a major gift officer and liaison to seven academic centers of excellence and two colleges, manages gift and engagement officers, and is part of the office’s leadership team.Chris is also the co-chair of the CFR Regional NJ, PA, and DE Roundtable. Chris previously was a Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Rutgers, The State University of NJ and has a background in public policy, public relations, and marketing. He is also a frequent regional and national speaker and a lecturer in communications and public relations.