Meet the Team

The Office of Gift Planning is eager to help you make a gift that accomplishes your personal and philanthropic goals in a way that is straightforward and understandable. We strongly recommend securing independent and professional advisors to assist you with your charitable, financial and estate plans. And once you decide to include CU in your estate plans, we'd be happy to include you in the CU Heritage Society.

Jason R. SprinkleJason R. Sprinkle, JD, MPA
Executive Director of Gift Planning + Gift Administration
University of Colorado
(812) 608-0776
Jason.Sprinkle@cu.edu

Jason Sprinkle joined CU System as the Executive Director of Gift Planning and Gift Administration in August 2022. Before coming to the University of Colorado he served in the offices of gift planning for the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Chicago, and the Indiana University Foundation. Jason earned his Bachelor of Arts (BA), Juris Doctor (JD), and Master of Public Affairs (MPA) in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University. Jason has an 85lb Doberman named Sebastian and spends most of his free time outdoors running, hiking, biking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and has recently started taking Krav Maga classes!


David E. ChadwickDavid E. Chadwick
Senior Director, CU Real Estate Services
University of Colorado
(303) 860-6120
David.Chadwick@cu.edu

David, a resident of Boulder, received his MBA from the University of Colorado in 1991. Since then, he has served in a variety of roles with the University of Colorado Foundation, the University of Colorado Real Estate Foundation and with the University, now primarily focused on managing a real estate portfolio, engaging industry volunteers in assisting the University with strategic real estate needs and cultivating and managing gifts of real estate.


Lindsay CameronLindsay Cameron
Director of Gift Planning
University of Colorado Boulder
(510) 502-2733
Lindsay.Cameron@cu.edu

Lindsay has dedicated her professional life to raising funds for non-profit organizations, ranging from the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center in Charleston, SC, to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Having joined the CU Boulder team in 2020, Lindsay is well-versed in techniques to create charitable gifts through estate planning and enjoys assisting donors in finding mutually beneficial ways for creating meaningful impact. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Lindsay is also the daughter of an Army Ranger and a proud Coastie wife. With her husband and two children, Lindsay lives wherever the Coast Guard sends them, but would prefer for it to be Boulder.


Jamie MagerJamie Mager
Director of Gift Planning
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Jamie.Mager@cu.edu

Jamie has been with the University of Colorado Office of Gift Planning since May 2022. Prior to her time at CU, Jamie worked for 11 years in a variety of fundraising roles at the American Cancer Society in Colorado, most recently serving as the Senior Director for Estate and Gift Planning. Jamie started her career as a Certified Financial Planner for a boutique wealth management firm in Kansas City. Working in the field of gift planning allows her to use her technical background as a financial planner while helping others fulfill their philanthropic legacies.

Jamie is a graduate of Kansas State University and loves all things Wildcats. Outside of work, she loves to spend time anywhere that her and her partner, Bryan, can take their two rescue pups, Koda and Moose. She loves to travel, read and enjoy the beauty that Colorado has to offer.


Susan ClevelandSusan Cleveland
Associate Director of Gift Planning
University of Colorado Denver
susan.cleveland@cu.edu

Susan has long been a higher education advocate, working for over 11 years as a College Counselor and English Teacher, mainly overseas. Most recently she’s been a Major Gifts Officer and managed the Planned Giving program at the United Service Organizations (USO) in Washington, DC. She’s delighted to combine her passion for higher education, and experience in development, to continue being a conduit for donors managing their own estate plans.

Susan completed her Masters in Education with Bowie State University and her undergraduate at University of Delaware. Her heart has been in Colorado since 1994, with a cross-country drive dropping her eldest sister off at the U.S. Air Force Academy. With her eldest brother being a CU, Boulder alumni she’s excited to finally be moving to Colorado herself; to start a new pollinator garden, find new camping spots and enjoy the multitude of live music venues.


Justin T. HoweJustin T. Howe
Associate Director of Gift Planning
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
justin.howe@cu.edu

Justin Howe is from the great state of Michigan but has been a Coloradan for 4 years. Justin joined CU System as Associate Director of Gift Planning in August 2022. Prior to joining CU, he has worked in Higher Education for over 8 years at Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Michigan. Justin has a passion for higher education, philanthropy, and for the University of Colorado. Justin is dedicated to connecting donors’ passions with CU.

Justin completed his Masters and Bachelors in Marketing/Communications at Michigan State University and is a dedicated Spartan fan. Outside of work he enjoys being as active as possible including hiking, playing football, baseball, hockey, tennis, and golf. Justin is also an avid music fan and loves attending live music shows as well as playing his acoustic and electric guitars.


Ali ClarkAli Clark
Sr. Program Manager
University of Colorado
(303) 541-1229
Ali.Clark@cu.edu

Ali Clark has been with the University of Colorado's Office of Gift Planning since June 2013. She currently serves as the Senior Program Manager and manages marketing, life income gift acceptance, and estate administration efforts. Ali also manages all the planned giving data. Ali hails from Tucson, Arizona and holds a B.S. in Journalism and Geology from Northern Arizona University and an M.P.A. from University of Colorado. Before moving to Colorado, she worked for various federal agencies and universities in Arizona.


Amy BushAmy Bush
Program Manager
University of Colorado
(303) 541-1213
Amy.Bush@cu.edu

Amy Bush has been with the University of Colorado's Office of Gift Planning since August 2019. In her current role, she is responsible for managing gifts-in-kind and supporting the department's stewardship efforts. She also provides administrative support and coordination for the Gift Planning team.

Amy hails from the Metro Detroit area and holds a B.A. in German and International Relations from Grand Valley State University. She recently completed her M.S. in Marketing at the University of Colorado Denver. Before joining CU, she worked for The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, D.C.