Wendy (Heithoff) Pondell, ’05

Wendy Pondell graduated from St. Ambrose University in 2005 with a double major in journalism and public relations and marketing. 

Pondell has served as the Director of Alumni Engagement at SAU since 2012. As the Alumni Director, Pondell helps alumni connect with St. Ambrose in the best way possible.  Whether it’s an event, volunteer opportunity, or just staying in touch. She is ready to welcome alumni back and keep them connected to their alma mater!  Specifically, Pondell works on Homecoming plans, assisting the Alumni Association Board, keeping the website and social media accounts up to date, and overseeing the Alumni Ambassador program.

 Before coming back to SAU, Pondell worked as a technical editor at State Farm (Bloomington, IL) and Director of Development for Abilities Plus (Kewanee, IL).