Please stop in to say hello. We are located in the Annex, next to the playground.
Carolyn Hoyt Stevens '81 has been Director of Development at The Park School since 2005. In this position, she oversees the fundraising programs, alumni relations, and external relations for the School. Park’s fundraising includes the Annual Fund, Capital Campaign, Annual Auction, planned giving, and endowment building all of which provide funds to support the faculty, students, programs, and campus.
Carolyn is a proud graduate of Park, has a BA from Hamilton College, and a Masters in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. Carolyn and her husband Reed are parents of Mia ’16 and Josephine ’19. When not promoting Park, she loves being with her family and dogs, running, biking, cooking, and reading. She is grateful to her many wonderful teachers at Park for instilling in her a lifelong love of learning and adventure!
Kim Ruppel joined the Development Office at The Park School in August 2007. She serves as the Associate Director of Development and manages the school’s Annual Fund and Centennial Capital Campaign (Science@Park) including research, stewardship, and appeal implementation, works to strengthen and grow the network of engaged and active friends of the School, plans alumni and donor events, and manages the school’s database of alumni, parents, and friends. She is also in charge of planning Park's annual Auction, which raises nearly $150,000 each year for the School.
Kim graduated summa cum laude from Canisius College in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies with a focus in advertising and public relations and an Integrated Marketing Certification. A native of Buffalo, Kim enjoys traveling, fostering animals through the SPCA, discovering new music, reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Amy Diati joined the Development Office as Development Assistant in July 2017. Prior to that, she served as Administrative Assistant in Park’s Business Office since May 2012. Amy provides administrative support to the Development Office and also coordinates events, including the golf outing, reunion, board of visitors, and many others on campus. Before coming to Park she worked as Conference Manager at Canisius College Center for Professional Development where she managed a conference facility and facilitated programs in leadership and business development. She also worked as a Travel Consultant & Tourism Instructor in Dayton, OH, Milwaukee, WI, and Buffalo.
Amy enjoys working on the beautiful 34-acre campus and seeing each day how the Park community comes together. She enjoys all things outdoors, including biking, fishing, and gardening, and spending time with family and friends.