Joe Medina most recently served as Assistant Vice President for Institute Advancement and co-acting chief development officer for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a period which resulted in a 100% increase in overall commitments in one year and an annual fund that had the best single year in the Institute’s history. The Rensselaer Institute Advancement team was recognized in 2015 with CASE educational fundraising awards for overall performance and overall improvement for 2012, 2013 and 2014 results. Previous to Rensselaer, Joe was Assistant Vice President of Advancement Services at Colby College.

Joe earned a BA from Colgate University in Mathematics. He has served on the board of the New England Development Research Association (NEDRA) and is a co-founder of both the National and New England Users Groups for the Millennium fundraising system.