Vice President, External Affairs & Development

Vice President, External Affairs and Development

As Vice President of External Affairs and Development, Claudia Keenan is a senior executive and key advisor to the President, Provost & Dean, responsible for business and strategic planning, fundraising, marketing and communications, brand development, alumni relations, government relations and other special projects as warranted. 

Ms. Keenan oversees the school's External Affairs divison, helping to attract new students and residents, faculty and staff, and funding to EVMS. The overall goal of the External Affairs is to enhance the school's reputation while building and protecting the EVMS brand. 

Under the leadership of Ms. Keenan, External Affairs oversees three departments: Development, Marketing and Communications, and Alumni Relations.

  • Development: Fundraising, grateful patient program, annual fund, major giving, scholarships, donor relations and institutional event planning

Contact

Claudia E. Keenan
Vice President, External Affairs and Development
keenance@evms.edu
Phone: 757.446.5203
Fax: 757.446.6098

Laura J. LaMarre
Senior Executive Assistant
lamarrlj@evms.edu
Phone: 757.446.5208
Fax: 757.446.6098

Physical Address

Andrews Hall
721 Fairfax Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507-1912

Mailing Address

Eastern Virginia Medical School
External Affairs
721 Fairfax Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507-1912