Natalie Halbleib

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Natalie Halbleib

Associate Director of Development
(608) 852-9360

Natalie Halbleib serves Wisconsin Athletics and the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association as the Associate Director for Development.

She is responsible for building relationships with Badger fans, alumni and donors to secure major gifts in support of the 23 varsity sport programs at Wisconsin. These gifts include donations to capital projects, student-athlete scholarships, premium seating, planned gifts and programmatic support.

Prior to joining the Badgers, Halbleib spent two years at the University of Texas — El Paso (UTEP) serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for the Miner Athletic Club. Halbleib was responsible for identifying prospective donors while working with senior staff, coaches and student-athletes to advocate for the department’s fundraising needs of Miner Athletics.

Halbleib began her tenure at UTEP as the Director of Women's Basketball Operations during the 2021-22 season under head coach Kevin Baker. She was recruited into the role after a successful stint as a volunteer women's basketball assistant coach at her alma mater Cameron University during the 2020-21 season.

As a college basketball player, Halbleib played in 75 games, including 72 starts, during her career with Adams State and later Cameron University. She averaged 9.1 points and 6.0 rebounds in 26.8 minutes during her playing career. She led the team in rebounding and was second in scoring as a senior.

Halbleib was named to the Dean's Honor Roll in three different semesters and earned a bachelor's degree from Cameron University with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry.