Chief Development and Communications Officer
In December 2021, Elona Deprez assumed the Chief Development and Communication Officer role at the Henry J. Austin Health Center. With extensive experience in fundraising and communication, Elona has held numerous leadership roles within higher education, contributing to the generation of millions of dollars in funding for scholarships, student financial aid, and programs. Her unwavering dedication to serving those in need led her to join the Henry J. Austin team, where she aspires to uphold the Center’s past successes while fostering growth in strategic initiatives through the integration of communication and fundraising efforts.
Elona earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication from Millersville University and her master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Rider University. She is a doctorate candidate at Vanderbilt University pursuing her Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning in Organizations. Outside work, she enjoys exploring new hiking trails with her husband, twin boys, and their loyal Labrador retriever, Casper.