Chief Development and Communications Officer

Elona Deprez joined Henry J. Austin Health Center in December 2021 as the Chief Development and Communication Officer. As a fundraiser and communication professional, Elona has held various leadership positions in higher education, helping raise millions in funds to support scholarships, student financial assistance and programs. Her passion to serve those who need it most brought Elona to Henry J. Austin where she hopes she can continue the Center’s success while growing strategic initiatives through integrated communications and fund development.Elona graduated from Millersville University with a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication and from Rider University with a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. When she’s not at work, she’s discovering new hiking trails with her husband, twin boys and Casper, a Labrador retriever.

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“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
– Mother Teresa