Tammy Hedges
Vice President, External Relations
& Executive Director, Alumni Association
Alumni Association Life Member

Tammy Hedges graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising (Journalism) and M.A. in Communication. Having worked for Residence Life and Campus Activities at the U of Arkansas, she decided that higher education was her true career path while attending law school. Hedges later came to the University of Memphis where she coordinated Student Activities, organized University functions and directed all events for the Office of the President. Named as Executive Director of the Alumni Association by the University President, Hedges’ program has increased Association membership to over 12,000 members since her appointment in 2003 and has been awarded various CASE distinctions including three CASE District III Grand Awards for Overall Alumni Relations Program and for Special Event Programming and a CASE National Award for Tigers Around Town. Hedges’ event experience ranges from University Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies, NCAA Final Four/National Championship activities, opening events for four University buildings and working with celebrities such as Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, George Strait and Maya Angelou. In 2009, Hedges was named by the University President as the Administrator of the Year.

Kristie Goldsmith (BSSW '80)
Director, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni Association Life Member




Connie Thiemonge
Assistant Director of Membership and Programs, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni Association Annual Member

Connie Thiemonge graduated from Auburn University Montgomery (AUM) with the Bachelor in International Studies and the Master of Public Administration followed by a post-baccalaureate course of study at AUM in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. She worked in the Office of Advancement and Alumni Services at her alma mater for thirteen years, organizing numerous alumni reunions, golf tournaments and awards programs, as well as University homecoming parades, lectures and festivals. Thiemonge joined the University of Memphis Alumni Association as a coordinator in 2010 and is proud to have been a part of the staff team whose excellent work was recognized by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) with the District III Award of Excellence in Special Events for the 2012 Centennial Distinguished Alumni Awards; the Circle of Excellence National Awards Bronze Award in Special Events for the 2011 Tigers Around Town; and the District III Grand Award in Special Events for the 2011 Tigers Around Town. She transitioned to the University's Office of Development (fundraising) for three years and is pleased to re-join the Alumni Association as Assistant Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations.

Marina Carrier (BSE '11, MA '13)
Coordinator, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni Association Annual Member

Law Alumni Chapter - Memphis Pom Alumni Chapter - Band Alumni Chapter - PMBA Alumni Club

Marina Carrier is a two-time graduate of the University of Memphis. She received her Bachelors of Science in Education in Sport & Leisure Management in 2011 and a Masters of Art in Liberal Studies with concentrations in Sports and Digital Marketing in 2013. Marina was also a member of the University of Memphis Pom Squad from 2007-2011 winning two national titles in 2008 and 2011.

Willie Clark
Coordinator, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni Association Annual Member

Career Services - Hispanic Alumni Council - Journalism Alumni Chapter - Luther C. McClellan Alumni Chapter - University College Network

Willie Clark graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelors in Communication and received his Master in Business Administration from Dowling College. After spending 19 years at Southwest Tennessee Community College working in financial aid, Families First, and the Upward Bound Program, Willie spent four gratifying years teaching in Memphis and Shelby County Schools.


Geoffrey Fenlong (MS '07)
Coordinator, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Alumni Association Annual Member

Homecoming & Reunion Activities - Distinguished Alumni Awards - Memphis Ring Presentation Ceremony - Special Projects & Events

Geoffrey Fenlong joined the Alumni Association staff in 2016. Prior to that, he worked for three years in Conference and Event Services and has worked for the University for a total of 17 years. Geoffrey received a Bachelor’s Degree in Plant Science-Horticulture and a Degree in Graphic Design from the State University of New York at Cobleskill. He also received his Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration-Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Memphis in 2007.


Monique Udell (BPS '13)
Financial Analyst
Alumni Association Annual Member

Financials for Alumni Association and Clubs & Chapters - Process Membership Payments

Monique Udell was welcomed to the Association staff in August 2013. Before that time, she worked as an accounting clerk for the University of Memphis Foundation while completing her undergraduate degree.

Angelica Jacques
Member Relations Associate
Alumni Association Annual Member

Membership Management - Office Management

Angelica Jacques joined the Alumni Association staff in 2016. Before that she worked for three years in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics. Angelica is currently working on a BA in History.

Ellery Cole (BBA '16)
Marketing Assistant Coordinator
Alumni Association Annual Member

Ellery Cole began working for the Alumni Association as a student in 2015 before joining as a full-time staff member in 2017. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the University of Memphis and will begin pursuing her MSBA in the Fall of 2017. 

Contact the University of Memphis Alumni Association
Call: 901.678.ALUM (2586)
        800.678.TRAX (8729)
Fax: 901-678.3035
Web Site: www.memphis.edu/alumni
E-mail: alumniassociation@memphis.edu
Mail: 635 Normal Street
         Memphis, TN 38152

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