As of October 2021, Jessie Pung serves Wisconsin Athletics and the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association as the Director of Development for Major Gifts. In this position, she plays a key role in major gift identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for facility projects, endowments and annual donors.
Prior to coming to Wisconsin, Pung was the Director of Development for the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. In this role, she worked with alumni and friends to raise funds for scholarships, capital projects and special initiatives. Before working with the College of Pharmacy, Pung served as the Associate Director of Development for Purdue University Athletics where she planned development events, executed stewardship and managed the letterwinner's organization.
Pung holds a Master's Degree in Higher Education from Purdue University Global ('20) and a Bachelor's Degree in Strategic Communication and Digital Media from Liberty University ('16). She was a track and field student-athlete at Liberty University, and a 6-time Big South Conference team champion.