John Agnello joined Tilton as its new Director of Advancement in October 2023. With a wealth of experience in all facets of fundraising and alumni engagement, he brings a comprehensive skill set that will fuel progress and innovation on the Hill. Over nearly a decade, Agnello has served in a variety of roles at his alma mater Saint Leo University in Florida, beginning as a Gift Marketing Specialist and most recently serving as the school’s Senior Director of University Advancement. Agnello helped secure over $2.4 million in major gifts in the 2023 fiscal year and boosted a nearly 700% increase in funds raised year over year for the annual day of giving. Additionally, he has managed a portfolio of more than 120 prospects and driven day-to-day strategies.