Matt Manfra is the Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations at The George Washington University. In this role, he cultivates a worldwide community encompassing more than 270,000 living alumni throughout the United States and around the world and fosters lifelong relationships between alumni and the university. The AVP leads the strategic direction and oversight of all functions within the Office of Alumni Relations and serves as a member of the Development and Alumni Relations leadership team.
Matt joined GW from Syracuse University where he served as their first assistant vice president for alumni engagement, a position that led the offices of annual giving and alumni relations in their engagement of over 250,000 alumni. Previously, he served as assistant vice president for alumni relations at the University of Northern Colorado and as director of regional clubs and director of outreach programs at Rutgers University.
He began his career in higher education in 1999 at his alma mater, The College of New Jersey, where he held roles in human resources, admissions and as the alumni director.
Matt has been a part of the creation of four strategic plans for alumni relations and was an alumni volunteer for his alma mater, serving as an officer of the TCNJ alumni executive board on two separate occasions.
A New Jersey native, lifelong Denver Broncos fan, and avid golfer, Matt scored a hole-in-one in 2007.